A Loss Prevention Officer earns an average wage of AU$21.65 per hour.

AU$30,100 - AU$63,886
AU$30K
AU$48K
AU$64K
MEDIAN: AU$47,500
10%
50%
90%
AU$19.43 - AU$27.41
AU$19
AU$22
AU$27
MEDIAN: AU$21.65
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$63K
Salary AU$30,100 - AU$63,886
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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AU$39,682 - AU$60,285
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 2 Dec 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 15
Hourly Data AU$0AU$27
Hourly Rate AU$19.43 - AU$27.41
Overtime AU$25.00
Annual Data AU$0AU$60K
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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AU$39,682 - AU$60,285
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 2 Dec 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 34

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

  • 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.
  • Conduct investigations into incidents and complaints.
  • Direct managers on ways to mitigate inventory shrink.

Loss Prevention Officer Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$45,510

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Key Stats for Loss Prevention Officer

Gender

Female
45 %
Male
55 %

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
65%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
6%

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
45 %
Male
55 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
65%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 15%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 85%