Loss Prevention Officer Salary (United States)

The average rate for a Loss Prevention Officer is $11.67 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 10 years' experience.
Loss Prevention Officer Salary (?
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$24,617 - $50,198
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MEDIAN: $34,676
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Loss Prevention Officer Salary (?
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$9.04 - $15.56
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MEDIAN: $11.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$24,617 - $50,198  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,561  
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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$19,378 - $35,826  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 31
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$9.04 - $15.56  
   
Overtime
$12.84 - $22.80  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,561  
   
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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$19,378 - $35,826  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 274
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Job Description for Loss Prevention Officer

Loss prevention officers help ensure that their company does not lose merchandise or goods through theft or other means. Basic day-to-day tasks include regular patrols in the field, completion of activity and incident reports, and the maintenance of security equipment. Depending on the size of the company, interaction with a team of other officers may occur; all positions require communication with managers and customers on a regular basis. Some companies require safety training prior to taking the position, both for handling accidents and for protecting company assets. Attention to detail and the ability to carefully follow company policies and requirements at all times are crucial to success in these positions.
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Loss Prevention Officer Tasks
  • Conduct investigations into incidents and complaints.
  • Direct managers on ways to mitigate inventory shrink.
  • Patrol grounds, conduct surveillance and analyze surveillance monitors to detect suspected shoplifters.
  • Respond to emergencies such as fire, accident, and safety concerns, and contact emergency personnel.

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Experience Affects Loss Prevention Officer Salaries

Experienced
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Late-Career
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Mid-Career
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National Average
$25,000
Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 58 votes.

Gender

Female
22%
female alumni
 
Male
78%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
59%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 64% dental benefits Dental: 52%
vision benefits Vision: 41% employee benefits None: 34%