Surveillance Technician Salary

The average rate for a Surveillance Technician is $19.14 per hour. For the first five to ten years in this position, wages increase sharply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

$30,336 - $63,616
(Median)
$30K
$45K
$64K
MEDIAN: $44,889
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50%
90%

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$14.02 - $27.85
(Median)
$14
$19
$28
MEDIAN: $19.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$30,336 - $63,616  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,424  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$30,258 - $61,732  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 22
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$14.02 - $27.85  
   
Overtime
$21.09 - $41.86  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,424  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
$30,258 - $61,732  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 46
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Job Description for Surveillance Technician

  • Report on vulnerabilities, problems and violations of regulations.
  • Set up, monitor, maintain and upgrade surveillance equipment and software.
  • Observe facilities by video and in person to identify and mitigate risks.
  • Research and suggest equipment, procedures and cost-saving mechanisms.

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Pay by Experience Level for Surveillance Technician

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Surveillance Technician Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 19%

Experienced
up arrow 16%

Late-Career
up arrow 13%

National Average
$42,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 78%
vision benefits Vision: 74% employee benefits None: 17%
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