The average hourly pay for an Asset Protection Associate is $14.03.
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Job Description for Asset Protection Associate
Asset protection associates work primarily for retail stores, but also other types of organizations, as they are responsible for preventing financial loss caused by theft or fraud, either internally or externally. They must always adhere to safety guidelines and utilize a variety of tools to minimize loss to their employer, and they work to identify incidents of theft or fraud and continuously review CCTV and computerized exception reports. They may also monitor stores by walking around on the f…Read more
Asset Protection Associate Tasks
- Conduct surveillance to detect and apprehend shoplifters.
- Participate in the training of new hire associates in matters of asset protection.
- Enforce company standards as they relate to security and safety procedures.
- Monitor closed circuit television systems, if applicable.
- Conduct routine inspections of the facility to maintain physical security and protection of assets.
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Popular Employer Salaries for Asset Protection Associate
The top respondents for the job title Asset Protection Associate are from the companies Wal-Mart Stores, Inc, Best Buy and Walmart.com. Reported salaries are highest at Wal-Mart Distribution Center where the average pay is $16.93. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Target Corporation and Wal-Mart Stores, Inc, earning around $15.17 and $14.92, respectively. Best Buy pays the lowest at around $10.84. JCPenney and Sam's Club also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $13.48 and $14.07, respectively.
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Pay by Experience Level for Asset Protection Associate
An entry-level Asset Protection Associate with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $12.42 based on 56 salaries. An early career Asset Protection Associate with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $14.00 based on 247 salaries. A mid-career Asset Protection Associate with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $14.91 based on 69 salaries. An experienced Asset Protection Associate with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $16.59 based on 41 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $15.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Asset Protection Associate in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 9.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Baltimore, Maryland (6.9% more) and Las Vegas, Nevada (1.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Fort Worth, Texas (10.9% less), New York, New York (8.8% less) and Charlotte, North Carolina (7.3% less).
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