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Loss Prevention Associate Salary

The average Loss Prevention Associate in the United States earns approximately $10.42 per hour. Career duration is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. Some workers in this field — slightly less than half — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by close to one-half and dental plans are enjoyed by nearly one-half. Most Loss Prevention Associates like their work and job satisfaction is high. Male Loss Prevention Associates are more prevalent than women among those who took the survey — 68 percent of professionals. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.
$24,468 - $61,626
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MEDIAN: $30,407
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$8.22 - $14.99
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National Salary Data

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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$24,468 - $61,626  
   
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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$17,324 - $35,000  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 18
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$8.22 - $14.99  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $31.47  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
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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$17,324 - $35,000  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 126
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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 Wal-Mart Stores, Inc for generous paychecks, where average earnings of $23K lead the pack in compensation.

The lowest salaries can be found at Kmart Corporation — median pay is $19K — and there is little variation in compensation, with paychecks starting at $15K and only reaching $21K.

Experience Affects Loss Prevention Associate Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 21%

Mid-Career
up arrow 20%

National Average
$23,000


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.

Gender

Female
32 %
Male
68 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
20%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 51% dental benefits Dental: 49%
vision benefits Vision: 36% employee benefits None: 46%