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Loss Prevention Associate Salary

For Loss Prevention Associates, hourly average wages total $10.54 per hour. Career duration is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Loss Prevention Associates. Male Loss Prevention Associates are more prevalent than women among those who took the survey — 68 percent of professionals. Just over two-fifths of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, over one-half report medical coverage and about one-half claim dental coverage as well. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$24,658 - $61,277
(Median)
$25K
$32K
$61K
MEDIAN: $32,000
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$8.52 - $15.03
(Median)
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$11
$15
MEDIAN: $10
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$24,658 - $61,277  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,017  
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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$18,051 - $35,418  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 20
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$8.52 - $15.03  
   
Overtime
$1.21 - $23.96  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,017  
   
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).
)
$18,051 - $35,418  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 152

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Job Description for Loss Prevention Associate

A loss prevention associate works in a retail location such as a department store. The aim of the loss prevention associate is to minimize the material losses that the business incurs. The loss prevention associate patrols the store in order to prevent shoplifting from happening and to apprehend customers in the process of shoplifting.

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Loss Prevention Associate Tasks

  • Monitor surveillance equipment for shoplifters.
  • Apprehend shoplifting suspects.
  • Develop and implement strategies to prevent or reduce loss.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Loss Prevention Associate


Loss Prevention Associates flock to JCPenney for generous paychecks, where average earnings of $24K lead the pack in compensation.

Employees at Kmart Corporation take home the smallest paychecks, and $19K is the median salary. Furthermore, range in pay is narrow, with salaries starting at $15K and quickly nearing the top at only $21K.

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Experience Affects Loss Prevention Associate Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 22%

Mid-Career
up arrow 19%

National Average
$23,000


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 18 votes.

Gender

Female
32 %
Male
68 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
18%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 52% dental benefits Dental: 48%
vision benefits Vision: 35% employee benefits None: 45%