Surveillance Operator Salary

Median pay for Surveillance Operators in the United States is around $14.21 per hour. Most workers in this position report moderate levels of job satisfaction. The vast majority (82 percent) of Surveillance Operators who answered the questionnaire are male. Although a strong majority have medical coverage and a majority have dental coverage, close to a fourth claim no health benefits at all. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$23,800 - $108,000
$24K
$40K
$110K
MEDIAN: $40,451
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$10.94 - $17.75
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MEDIAN: $14.45
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$0$108K
Salary $23,800 - $108,000
Bonus $120.00
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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$23,037 - $45,081
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 14
Hourly Data $0$28
Hourly Rate $10.94 - $17.75
Overtime $15.18 - $28.92
Annual Data $0$45K
Bonus $120.00
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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$23,037 - $45,081
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 83

Job Description for Surveillance Operator

Surveillance operators work in a fast-paced profession; although no degree is required for this position, specialized training is required to use complex, high-tech surveillance equipment. Surveillance operators generally monitor casino floors; because casinos are relatively large and require an unspeakable amount of surveillance, these operators may work on teams to monitor the entire facility.

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Surveillance Operator Tasks

  • Operate surveillance equipment, including troubleshooting and documenting maintenance and problems.
  • Observe and sustain ongoing operations, and prevent disruptions.
  • Cooperate with law enforcement and management to enforce and maintain standards.
  • Record and report illegal activity and violations of policy or regulations.

Surveillance Operator Job Listings

Key Stats for Surveillance Operator

Gender

Female
21 %
Male
79 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 14 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
3%

Experience Affects Surveillance Operator Salaries

Experienced
▲14%

Mid-Career
▲4%

National Average
$31,000

Entry-Level
▼6%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Gender

Female
21 %
Male
79 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 74%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
vision benefits
Vision: 66%
no benefits
None: 23%