Loss Prevention Associate Salary

Average Loss Prevention Associates in the United States make around $10.65 per hour. Experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. Some workers in this field — just over two-fifths — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by a little over a half and dental plans are enjoyed by close to one-half. Male Loss Prevention Associates are more prevalent than women among those who took the survey — 68 percent of professionals. Work is enjoyable for Loss Prevention Associates, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.
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$24,278 - $60,820

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$8.80 - $14.96

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$24,278 - $60,820  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,014  
Total Pay (?
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$18,478 - $35,164  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 23
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$8.80 - $14.96  
   
Overtime
$1.25 - $23.33  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,014  
   
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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$18,478 - $35,164  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 186
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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


Many Loss Prevention Associates can be found at Sears Holdings Corporation, Wal-Mart Stores, Inc, Kmart Corporation, Burlington Coat Factory, and JCPenney, firms that are at the top of the field. Loss Prevention Associates flock to JCPenney for generous paychecks, where average earnings of $24K lead the pack in compensation.

Salaries are easily beat at Kmart Corporation, where median pay comes to just $19K, the lowest in the field. What's more, with base pay starting at $15K and ending at $21K, range in salary is rather small.

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Experience Affects Loss Prevention Associate Salaries

Experienced
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Mid-Career
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National Average
$23,000


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 20 votes.

Gender

Female
32 %
Male
68 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
18%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 53% dental benefits Dental: 48%
vision benefits Vision: 36% employee benefits None: 45%
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