Loss Prevention Associate Salary

Median pay for Loss Prevention Associates in the United States is around $10.62 per hour. Career length is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — just over two-fifths lack coverage. On the flip side, a little over a half have medical insurance and one-half receive dental plans. Job satisfaction for Loss Prevention Associates is high. Men account for the majority of Loss Prevention Associates who responded to the questionnaire — 68 percent to be exact. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$24,204 - $60,967
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$24K
$30K
$61K
MEDIAN: $30,407
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$8.78 - $15.00
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MEDIAN: $10
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$24,204 - $60,967  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,014  
Total Pay (?
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$18,444 - $34,699  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 22
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$8.78 - $15.00  
   
Overtime
$1.24 - $23.44  
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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$18,444 - $34,699  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 179
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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


Sears Holdings Corporation, Wal-Mart Stores, Inc, Kmart Corporation, Burlington Coat Factory, and JCPenney are leaders in the field that employ a large number of Loss Prevention Associates. Those at JCPenney can expect to make the most, with the company offering a median salary of $24K.

Pay for Loss Prevention Associates is the lowest at Kmart Corporation, which has a median salary of $19K. In addition, there's little room to grow there, with salaries maxing out at $21K.

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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 18 votes.

Gender

Female
32 %
Male
68 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
18%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
0%

Common Health Benefits

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