Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
The average hourly pay for a Loss Prevention Officer is $15.12
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Loss Prevention Officers?
An entry-level Loss Prevention Officer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $13.21 based on 12 salaries. An early career Loss Prevention Officer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $14.82 based on 61 …Read more
What Do Loss Prevention Officers Do?
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 …Read more
- 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.