Security Technician Salary in the United States

How much does a Security Technician make in the United States? The average Security Technician salary in the United States is $50,980 as of May 31, 2019, but the salary range typically falls between $43,663 and $59,076. 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.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

Security Technician

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Job Openings for Security Technician
Mumba Technologies - Los Gatos , CA
Title- Security Systems Technician Location- Los Gatos, CA Duration- 6-12 Months Job Description Responsibilities Configure, maintain and troubleshoot enterprise level security systems including ... - 3 days ago
TradeStar - Austin , TX
We are recruiting for the hottest fire and security installation companies in the state of Texas. This company has a very family oriented culture and is interested in your long term success. Whether ...
ZipRecruiter - 3 days ago
Per Mar Security - Milwaukee , WI
MUST HAVE INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE Electronic Security Technician, Per Mar Security Services Job Summary: The purpose of this position is to install and test electronic security systems including burglar ...
ZipRecruiter - 2 days ago
Tech Systems, Inc. - Phoenix , AZ
GENERAL DESCRIPTION This is an entry level position where the Apprentice will train alongside an experienced technician to learn the installation and maintenance standards for electronic security ...
ZipRecruiter - 2 days ago
Intelliswift Software Inc - Los Angeles , CA
Job Description - Security Systems Technician Responsibilities: - Configure, maintain and troubleshoot enterprise level security systems including access control, CCTV, burglar alarm, etc. - Make ...
ZipRecruiter - 2 days ago
Automation Personnel Services - Huntsville , AL
Is now hiring for a Security System Technician/Installer the Huntsville area. Job Description: Installs and services customer s alarm systems Evaluates space to be monitored for proper security ...
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