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Salary for Loss Prevention Managers

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Used primarily in retail establishments, loss prevention specialists work to prevent theft by conducting employee trainings regarding loss prevention, investigating incidents of theft, and creating a company-wide loss prevention program. They may also analyze raw retail data in order to spot suspicious trends. By assessing security needs and staying abreast of the latest security technology, they help to diminish theft in retail establishments. When dealing with cases of external fraud or theft, or with larger internal cases, they may cooperate with law enforcement agencies. Among their more mundane duties, loss prevention managers review paperwork and system related errors that lead to shortages. Several years' experience in the security sector, as well as some specialized training and a knowledge of current theft and loss prevention technology is often required for this occupation.

A Loss Prevention Manager can expect average salaries between 80000 to 120000 depending on education and tenure levels. Loss Prevention Managers will usually earn an average wage of One Hundred Four Thousand Seven Hundred dollars annually.

Loss Prevention Managers are paid the highest in the District of Columbia, where they earn average wages of about $124070. Professionals that work in this career are compensated highest in Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction, where they earn average pay levels of $124280.

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SALARY TREND
The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 28.05 percent nationwide in that time.
INDUSTRIES
Loss Prevention Managers tend to make the most in the following industries
Information $124,280
Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction $119,190
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services $115,800
Management of Companies and Enterprises $111,060
Manufacturing $110,800
Utilities $109,930
In general, they earn less within the industries below
Retail Trade $72,000
Accommodation and Food Services $80,530
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation $82,560
Health Care and Social Assistance $86,560
Other Services (except Public Administration) $89,020
Educational Services $89,930