The average wage for a Loss Prevention Officer is C$15.46 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

C$31,319 - C$52,449
C$31K
C$39K
C$52K
MEDIAN: C$39,237
10%
50%
90%
C$11.74 - C$18.62
C$12
C$15
C$19
MEDIAN: C$15.34
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$52K
Salary C$31,319 - C$52,449
Bonus C$0.00 - C$3,425
Profit Sharing C$1,017
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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C$24,980 - C$45,782
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 12 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 16
Hourly Data C$0C$36
Hourly Rate C$11.74 - C$18.62
Overtime C$6.04 - C$36.26
Annual Data C$0C$45K
Bonus C$0.00 - C$3,425
Profit Sharing C$1,017
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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C$24,980 - C$45,782
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 12 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 68

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.

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Q: What is it like working as a Loss Prevention Officer?

Loss Prevention Officer in Edmonton:
"Asset Protection/ Loss Prevention."
Pros: Changing/Chalenging Environment, constant analytical work.
Cons: Retail hours, external theft targets in an unpredictable environment.

Loss Prevention Officer in Winnipeg:
"Work."
It's not a safe or easy job.

Key Stats for Loss Prevention Officer

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 17 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
60%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
1%

Experience Affects Loss Prevention Officer Salaries

Experienced
▲16%

National Average
C$33,000

Mid-Career
▼2%

Entry-Level
▼3%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 17 votes.

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
60%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 71%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
vision benefits
Vision: 58%
no benefits
None: 24%