A Loss Prevention Investigator earns an average wage of $14.20 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.
Loss Prevention Investigator Total Pay (?
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$24,977 - $61,444
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $42,911
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Loss Prevention Investigator Total Pay (?
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$9.93 - $19.03
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MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$24,977 - $61,444  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,981  
Profit Sharing
$807 - $1,323  
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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$21,637 - $52,500  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 359
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$9.93 - $19.03  
   
Overtime
$7.30 - $31.84  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,981  
   
Profit Sharing
$807 - $1,323  
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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$21,637 - $52,500  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 359
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Job Description for Loss Prevention Investigator
  • Document attempted and actual thefts, including prevention measures and their effects.
  • Monitor employees and cash registers to identify potential and actual problems.
  • Oversee electronic and inventory methods to reduce theft and losses.
  • Monitor retail space via remote cameras and in-person surveillance.
  • Identify, isolate, search, and call police when suspects are identified.
Pay by Experience Level for Loss Prevention Investigator
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Pay Difference By Location
Los Angeles
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New York
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Chicago
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Dallas
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National Average
$33,000
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Experience Affects Loss Prevention Investigator Salaries

Late-Career
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Experienced
up arrow 26%
Mid-Career
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National Average
$33,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 9%
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Gender
Female
39%
female alumni
 
Male
61%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
10%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 75% dental benefits Dental: 64%
vision benefits Vision: 52% employee benefits None: 22%
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