Loss Prevention Associate Salary

Median pay for Loss Prevention Associates in the United States is around $10.59 per hour. Experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. Job satisfaction for Loss Prevention Associates is high. More than half of Loss Prevention Associates (68 percent) survey respondents are men. Some workers in this field — just over two-fifths — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by just over a half and dental plans are enjoyed by nearly one-half. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.
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$24,204 - $60,967
(Median)
$24K
$30K
$61K
MEDIAN: $30,407
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$8.77 - $15.03
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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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$18,416 - $34,859  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 22
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$8.77 - $15.03  
   
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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$18,416 - $34,859  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 175
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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 fill the offices of leading firms Sears Holdings Corporation, Wal-Mart Stores, Inc, Kmart Corporation, Burlington Coat Factory, and JCPenney. Burlington Coat Factory attracts talent by shelling out the biggest paychecks in the area — the median in that office is $24K.

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.

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Experience Affects Loss Prevention Associate Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 23%

Mid-Career
up arrow 20%

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
18%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 54% dental benefits Dental: 49%
vision benefits Vision: 37% employee benefits None: 43%
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