How much does a Surveillance Technician make in the United States? The average Surveillance Technician salary in the United States is $45,673 as of November 23, 2022, but the range typically falls between $42,504 and $50,369. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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Job Description for Surveillance Technician

Surveillance Technician installs and removes various types of cameras throughout the establishment. Maintains, repairs, and installs alarms. Being a Surveillance Technician creates tapes for training and investigations. Requires a high school diploma or equivalent. Additionally, Surveillance Technician typically reports to a supervisor or manager. The Surveillance Technician works under moderate supervision. Gaining or has attained full proficiency in a specific area of discipline. To be a Surveillance Technician typically requires 1-3 years of related experience, or may need 0 years of experience with additional specialized training and/or certification. (Copyright 2022 View full job description

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Skills associated with Surveillance Technician: Camera Operations, Surveillance Equipment Maintenance

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