Loss Prevention Investigator Salary

For Loss Prevention Investigators, hourly average wages total $15.65 per hour. The most important factor affecting compensation for this group is the company, followed by the particular city and tenure. While slightly less than a fourth report receiving no health benefits, a fair number do receive medical coverage, and more than half have dental, as well. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Women are just slightly outnumbered, with male Loss Prevention Investigators making up 56 percent of survey respondents. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$38,895 - $86,867
$39K
$50K
$87K
MEDIAN: $50,243
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$11.54 - $20.50
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$0$86K
Salary $38,895 - $86,867
Bonus $507 - $14,795
Total Pay (?
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$25,526 - $62,676
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 60
Hourly Data $0$33
Hourly Rate $11.54 - $20.50
Overtime $16.61 - $33.70
Annual Data $0$62K
Bonus $507 - $14,795
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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$25,526 - $62,676
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 102

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Job Description for Loss Prevention Investigator

Loss-prevention investigators are responsible for the protection of assets within their retail store. These investigators generally who work within their store and sometimes within an office, and may work independently or on a team.

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Loss Prevention Investigator Tasks

  • Monitor retail space via remote cameras and in-person surveillance.
  • Identify, isolate, search, and call police when suspects are identified.
  • Oversee electronic and inventory methods to reduce theft and losses.
  • Document attempted and actual thefts, including prevention measures and their effects.
  • Monitor employees and cash registers to identify potential and actual problems.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Loss Prevention Investigator


Well-known firms with a reputation for hiring numerous Loss Prevention Investigators include Macy's, Inc., TJ Maxx Inc, CVS / Pharmacy, Neiman Marcus Group Inc., and CVS Caremark Corporation. For Loss Prevention Investigators, comfortable salaries can be found at TJX Companies Inc; in fact, median earnings sit around $48K, the highest in the area.

Pay by Experience Level for Loss Prevention Investigator

Pay by Experience for a Loss Prevention Investigator has a positive trend. An entry-level Loss Prevention Investigator with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $34,000 based on 90 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Loss Prevention Investigator with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $43,000 based on 69 salaries. An experienced Loss Prevention Investigator which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $45,000 based on 41 salaries. A Loss Prevention Investigator with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $43,000 based on 13 salaries.

Key Stats for Loss Prevention Investigator

Gender

Female
44 %
Male
56 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 25 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
7%
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Experience Affects Loss Prevention Investigator Salaries

Experienced
▲13%

Mid-Career
▲9%

Late-Career
▲8%

National Average
$40,000

▼13%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 25 votes.

Gender

Female
44 %
Male
56 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 76%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
vision benefits
Vision: 59%
no benefits
None: 23%
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