A Surveillance Technician earns an average wage of $17.67 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$31,943 - $58,175
(Median)
$32K
$44K
$58K
MEDIAN: $43,718
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$12.08 - $28.38
(Median)
$12
$18
$28
MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$31,943 - $58,175  
   
Bonus
$1,100  
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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$26,824 - $62,644  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 13
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$12.08 - $28.38  
   
Overtime
$22.65 - $42.57  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$1,100  
   
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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$26,824 - $62,644  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | 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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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

Late-Career
up arrow 37%

Experienced
up arrow 19%

Mid-Career
up arrow 19%

National Average
$39,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 15%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 84%
medical benefits
Vision: 75%
dental benefits
None: 13%
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