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Average Loss Prevention Agent Hourly Pay

$14.30
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$1,017
Bonus
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The average hourly pay for a Loss Prevention Agent is $14.30.
10%
$10.80
MEDIAN
$14.30
90%
$18.97
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$11 - $19
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$525 - $5,250
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$22,602 - $41,641
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What Do Loss Prevention Agents Do?

Loss Prevention Agent Tasks
  • Plainclothes investigation and apprehension of shoplifters.
  • Monitor employees and customers for suspicious behavior and conduct bag checks.
  • Audit inventory and identify suspicious missing items and/or activities.
  • Internal and external theft prevention, and physical security such as alarm, locks, CCTV, etc.
  • Document evidence of wrongdoing for police and prepare internal reports.

Job Satisfaction for Loss Prevention Agent

3.7 out of 5
(48)
Highly Satisfied
4Reviews
The top respondents for the job title Loss Prevention Agent are from the companies Burlington Coat Factory, Nordstrom, Inc. and The Gap Inc.. Reported salaries are highest at Nordstrom, Inc. where the average pay is $16.38. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Wal-Mart Stores, Inc and The Gap Inc., earning around $14.92 and $13.92, respectively. Macy's, Inc. pays the lowest at around $11.80. Burlington Coat Factory and Rite Aid Pharmacy also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $11.98 and $12.48, respectively.

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What is the Pay by Experience Level for Loss Prevention Agents?

An entry-level Loss Prevention Agent with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $12.84 based on 17 salaries. An early career Loss Prevention Agent with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $13.35 based on 107 salaries. A mid-career Loss Prevention Agent with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.46 based on 64 salaries. An experienced Loss Prevention Agent with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.59 based on 31 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $17.
Employees with Loss Prevention Agent in their job title in Miami, Florida earn an average of 24.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Diego, California (21.7% more) and Los Angeles, California (4.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Sacramento, California (23.1% less), Orlando, Florida (11.5% less) and New York, New York (10.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 231 survey responses.
Entry Level
7.4%
Early Career
46.3%
Mid Career
27.7%
Experienced
13.4%
Late Career
5.2%