Loss Prevention Agent Salary (United States)

A Loss Prevention Agent earns an average wage of $11.42 per hour. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience. People in this job generally don't have more than 10 years' experience.
Loss Prevention Agent Total Pay (?
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$25,577 - $52,398
(Median)
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52K
MEDIAN: $35,194
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Loss Prevention Agent Total Pay (?
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$8.60 - $15.42
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $11.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$25,577 - $52,398  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,946  
Profit Sharing
$198.32 - $1,769  
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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$18,245 - $35,994  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 869
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$8.60 - $15.42  
   
Overtime
$11.19 - $23.95  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,946  
   
Profit Sharing
$198.32 - $1,769  
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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$18,245 - $35,994  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 869
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Job Description for Loss Prevention Agent
  • Internal and external theft prevention, and physical security such as alarm, locks, CCTV, etc.
  • Document evidence of wrongdoing for police and prepare internal reports.
  • Audit inventory and identify suspicious missing items and/or activities.
  • Plainclothes investigation and apprehension of shoplifters.
  • Monitor employees and customers for suspicious behavior and conduct bag checks.

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Pay by Experience Level for Loss Prevention Agent
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Pay Difference By Location
Los Angeles
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New York
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Houston
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National Average
$25,000
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Experience Affects Loss Prevention Agent Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 19%
Mid-Career
up arrow 13%
Late-Career
up arrow 4%
National Average
$25,000
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Gender
Female
23%
female alumni
 
Male
77%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
1%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 60% dental benefits Dental: 53%
vision benefits Vision: 41% employee benefits None: 38%
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