Loss Prevention Associate Salary

For Loss Prevention Associates, hourly average wages total $12.39 per hour. The particular firm is the main element affecting pay for this group — career duration and geography are driving factors as well. For the most part, people in this position report moderate levels of job satisfaction. Generally, women make up less than a third of all Loss Prevention Associates who answered the questionnnaire. While over a third report receiving no health benefits, the larger part do receive medical coverage, and slightly more than half have dental, as well. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$26,531 - $64,329
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$37K
$64K
MEDIAN: $36,743
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$9.47 - $15.75
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$26,531 - $64,329  
   
Bonus
$610  
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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$20,131 - $36,248  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 19
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$9.47 - $15.75  
   
Overtime
$13.91 - $24.83  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$610  
   
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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$20,131 - $36,248  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 162

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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

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

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Popular Employer Salaries for Loss Prevention Associate


Known for taking on a considerable number of Loss Prevention Associates, Sears Holdings Corporation, Wal-Mart Stores, Inc, Burlington Coat Factory, Kmart Corporation, and JCPenney are leading firms in the industry. Although Wal-Mart Stores, Inc offers the highest salaries (median pay is $31K), survey participants reported a rather limited pay range of $22K to $33K.

Loss Prevention Associate Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Loss Prevention Associate?

Loss Prevention Associate in Virginia Beach:
"I had to formulate my own system."
Pros: Extremely Flexible Schedule. Bonuses. Semiannual Pay Raises based on performance. Quiet work environment. Make my own policies to manage sources of profit loss. I am trusted to manage all necessary tasks on my own.
Cons: Some projects have deadlines that require that I stick to a precise schedule. Since the work I do does not need to be finished immediately, it is seen as less important. As a result, I am often pulled away from my work to complete other tasks.

Key Stats for Loss Prevention Associate

Gender

Female
27 %
Male
73 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 26 votes.
Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
2%
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Experience Affects Loss Prevention Associate Salaries

Experienced
▲11%

Mid-Career
▲10%

National Average
$27,000

▼6%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 26 votes.

Gender

Female
27 %
Male
73 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 61%
dental benefits
Dental: 55%
vision benefits
Vision: 46%
no benefits
None: 36%
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