The average hourly pay for an Early-Career Loss Prevention Officer is $13.01.
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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 …Read more
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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Pay by Experience Level for Loss Prevention Officer
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 $12.34 based on 22 salaries. A mid-career Loss Prevention Officer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $13.81 based on 62 salaries. An experienced Loss Prevention Officer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $14.01 based on 46 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $15.
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