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Surveillance Technician Salary

The average rate for a Surveillance Technician is $19.02 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases steeply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

$30,211 - $64,111
(Median)
$30K
$46K
$64K
MEDIAN: $45,670
10%
50%
90%

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$14.09 - $28.22
(Median)
$14
$19
$28
MEDIAN: $19.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$30,211 - $64,111  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,447  
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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$30,441 - $62,626  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 21
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$14.09 - $28.22  
   
Overtime
$20.66 - $42.14  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,447  
   
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).
)
$30,441 - $62,626  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 40

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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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Experience Affects Surveillance Technician Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 18%

Experienced
up arrow 16%

National Average
$43,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Years of Experience

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

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 78%
vision benefits Vision: 73% employee benefits None: 16%
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