Loss Prevention Associate Salary

Loss Prevention Associates in the United States take home approximately $12.16 per hour on average. While tenure and geography impact pay for this group, the particular firm is the most influential factor. Making up 75 percent of those who took the survey, male Loss Prevention Associates greatly outnumber their female counterparts. Health benefits are not claimed by all — over a third lack any form of coverage — but the larger part have medical insurance, and slightly more than half have dental, too. Most Loss Prevention Associates are fairly content with their jobs, and work satisfaction falls in line with the national average. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$26,531 - $64,329
$27K
$37K
$64K
MEDIAN: $36,743
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$9.36 - $15.62
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MEDIAN: $12.16
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$26,531 - $64,329  
   
Bonus
$610  
Total Pay (?
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$19,920 - $35,788  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 19
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$9.36 - $15.62  
   
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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$19,920 - $35,788  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 170

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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. Employees at Wal-Mart Stores, Inc enjoy the biggest paychecks, and $31K is the median salary. Range in pay, on the other hand, is narrow, with lower figures hovering around $22K and higher ones not far away at only $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
25 %
Male
75 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 26 votes.
Less than 1 year
16%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
2%
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Experience Affects Loss Prevention Associate Salaries

Experienced
▲13%

Mid-Career
▲12%

National Average
$26,000

▼4%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
25 %
Male
75 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
16%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 59%
dental benefits
Dental: 54%
vision benefits
Vision: 45%
no benefits
None: 38%