Loss Prevention Investigator Salary (United States)

The average rate for a Loss Prevention Investigator is $14.32 per hour. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.
Loss Prevention Investigator Total Pay (?
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$24,738 - $62,109
(Median)
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62K
MEDIAN: $44,410
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Loss Prevention Investigator Total Pay (?
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$10.13 - $18.92
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MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$24,738 - $62,109  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,938  
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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$22,254 - $54,253  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 331
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$10.13 - $18.92  
   
Overtime
$6.82 - $31.65  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,938  
   
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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$22,254 - $54,253  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 331
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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.

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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
up arrow 22%
Chicago
up arrow 15%
New York
up arrow 14%
Dallas
up arrow 12%
National Average
$34,000
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Experience Affects Loss Prevention Investigator Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 46%
Experienced
up arrow 25%
Mid-Career
up arrow 9%
National Average
$34,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 10%
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Gender
Female
38%
female alumni
 
Male
62%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
9%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 76% dental benefits Dental: 66%
vision benefits Vision: 54% employee benefits None: 21%
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