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Director of Loss Prevention Salary

Between two-thirds and three-fourths of Directors of Loss Prevention in the United States are seasoned employees who have more than 10 years of experience in the field. Pay ranges from $46K to $134K per year, and the average comes out to $77K per year. Location and experience level each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.
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$45,172 - $124,521
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$45K
$77K
$120K
MEDIAN: $76,890
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$45,172 - $124,521  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $21,852  
Profit Sharing
$884 - $5,139  
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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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$45,864 - $134,318  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 151

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Job Description for Director of Loss Prevention

  • Oversee store audits of merchandise and cash, and ensure audits comply with company policies and procedures.
  • Supervise and direct a team of loss prevention personnel, and evaluate the performance of individuals and the department.
  • Institute programs which reduce losses, such as discouraging internal dishonesty and teaching employees how to identify shoplifters.
  • Develop and implement strategies and technology for reducing shrink in all of a company‚Äôs stores.
  • Coordinate investigations of stolen merchandise, property, or cash, with local managers and the police.

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Pay by Experience Level for Director of Loss Prevention

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Directors of Loss Prevention with more experience do not necessarily bring home bigger paychecks. In fact, experience in this field tends to impact compensation minimally. Individuals who have worked for fewer than five years bring in approximately $66K on average. Those in the five-to-10 year range can expect an average that is only a touch bigger at $68K. Directors of Loss Prevention see a median salary of $89K after reaching one to two decades on the job. After two decades in the workforce, the average Director of Loss Prevention generally earns more than ever; median pay for this group is estimated at $96K.

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Experience Affects Director of Loss Prevention Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 18%

Experienced
up arrow 9%

National Average
$81,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 16%

Entry-Level
up arrow 19%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 33 votes.

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
5%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
39%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 76%
vision benefits Vision: 67% employee benefits None: 17%