Asset Protection Specialist Salary
|Salary||$28,406 - $91,231|
|Bonus||$103.04 - $9,696|
|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).)
|$21,050 - $46,112|
|Hourly Rate||$9.98 - $18.00|
|Overtime||$14.12 - $30.65|
|Bonus||$103.04 - $9,696|
|Total Pay (||$21,050 - $46,112|
Job Description for Asset Protection Specialist
Simply put, an asset protection specialist works in a store environment to deter loss. The asset protection specialist will be expected to devise and implement improvements to security programs, which may involve keeping up with the latest trends in security and theft-prevention methods. Those in this position will also work on the store floor and may have duties involving loss-prevention technology, such as security cameras.Read More...
The asset protection specialist will observe other employees and customers in a discrete and non-invasive manner, and may work on a team to identify and evaluate trends and devise new ways to minimize theft. This may involve analyzing reports regarding both the assigned location and other franchises.
An asset protection specialist should be familiar with various methods and resources to confront and apprehend shoplifters, and these confrontations should always be carried out calmly and respectfully. Another part of the job is performing checks after checkout to make sure all items are paid for. Being familiar with the technology used on the job will be useful, as some troubleshooting of equipment may be necessary in some situations.
Both part-time and full-time positions are available. Most of the work is performed during store-operating hours, though some asset protection specialists may have after-hour duties. The job involves patrolling the store, so there may be some minor physical requirements. Customer service skills are needed, as the asset protection specialist may have to work with customers to resolve situations. The position may also involve greeting customers when not undercover. Generally, a minimum of a high school diploma is needed, though some positions require degrees in criminal justice.
Popular Employer Salaries for Asset Protection Specialist
With a median salary of $32K, The Home Depot Inc. offers Asset Protection Specialists the highest pay. However, earnings don't seem to live on a large spectrum; they generally peter out at $26K and are capped at $41K.
Pay by Experience Level for Asset Protection Specialist
Pay by Experience for an Asset Protection Specialist has a positive trend. An entry-level Asset Protection Specialist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $28,000 based on 160 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Asset Protection Specialist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $33,000 based on 45 salaries. An experienced Asset Protection Specialist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $38,000 based on 21 salaries. An Asset Protection Specialist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $56,000 based on 14 salaries.
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