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How Much Does a Loss Prevention Officer Earn In The United States?

Loss Prevention Officer Salaries
Updated April 6, 2021
Average Yearly Salary
$27,000
$23,000
$27,000
$31,000
Loss prevention officers in the United States make an average salary of $27,219 per year or $13.09 per hour. People on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $23,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $31,000. As most things go, location can be critical. Nevada, Oregon, Utah, New Hampshire, and Delaware provide the highest loss prevention officer salaries.
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Where Loss Prevention Officers Earn The Most

The darker areas on the map show where loss prevention officers earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

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How Much Do Loss Prevention Officers Earn In Different Cities?

Throughout the U.S., the average salary for a loss prevention officer is roughly $27,219 per year, which boils down to $13.09 per hour. Interestingly enough, loss prevention officers have the highest salaries in Sioux City, IA at about $29,351 per year. For those who are just starting out, the average entry-level salary in Sioux City, IA is $25,000. Additionally, loss prevention officers make more than the average salary in Saint Joseph, MO, Morgantown, WV, Union City, CA, Sioux Falls, SD, and Prescott Valley, AZ. On a more broad level, loss prevention officer salaries are highest in Nevada, Oregon, Utah, New Hampshire, Delaware, Hawaii, and Montana. On the contrary, Arkansas, Virginia, and Alabama offer the lowest loss prevention officer salaries.
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1. Sioux City, IA
$29,351
Avg. Salary
$19k
$33k
2. Saint Joseph, MO
$28,157
Avg. Salary
$19k
$33k
3. Morgantown, WV
$27,950
Avg. Salary
$19k
$33k
4. Union City, CA
$27,925
Avg. Salary
$19k
$33k
5. Sioux Falls, SD
$26,592
Avg. Salary
$19k
$33k
6. Prescott Valley, AZ
$25,300
Avg. Salary
$19k
$33k

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Which Companies Pay Loss Prevention Officers The Most?

To earn a high income as a loss prevention officer, working for Best Buy or Kroger might be your best bet, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. In addition, companies like Securities America Financial and Kohl's report highly competitive wages for loss prevention officers.
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$26k
$35k
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$35k
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$26k
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Loss Prevention Officer Salary History

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    Recently Added Loss Prevention Officer Salaries

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    Iowa Premium Beef
    Iowa Premium Beef
    Loss Prevention Officer, Iowa Premium
    Loss Prevention Officer, Iowa Premium
    Loss Prevention Officer, Iowa Premium
    Tama, IA
    Tama, IA
    01/29/2021
    01/29/2021
    $30,575
    $30,575
    01/29/2021
    Loss Prevention Officer
    Loss Prevention Officer
    Ione, OR
    Ione, OR
    01/26/2021
    01/26/2021
    $31,305
    $31,305
    01/26/2021
    Loss Prevention Officer
    Loss Prevention Officer
    Prescott Valley, AZ
    Prescott Valley, AZ
    01/25/2021
    01/25/2021
    $31,305
    $31,305
    01/25/2021
    Scheels Sports
    Scheels Sports
    Loss Prevention Officer
    Loss Prevention Officer
    Loss Prevention Officer
    Coralville, IA
    Coralville, IA
    01/17/2021
    01/17/2021
    $27,131
    $27,131
    01/17/2021
    Loss Prevention Officer The Ritz
    Loss Prevention Officer The Ritz
    Denver, CO
    Denver, CO
    01/12/2021
    01/12/2021
    $35,354
    $35,354
    01/12/2021
    Retail Loss Prevention Officer
    Retail Loss Prevention Officer
    Morgantown, WV
    Morgantown, WV
    12/30/2020
    12/30/2020
    $33,392
    $33,392
    12/30/2020
    Loss Prevention Officer
    Loss Prevention Officer
    Ione, OR
    Ione, OR
    12/27/2020
    12/27/2020
    $31,305
    $31,305
    12/27/2020
    Retail Loss Prevention Officer (Operations)
    Retail Loss Prevention Officer (Operations)
    Morgantown, WV
    Morgantown, WV
    12/25/2020
    12/25/2020
    $33,392
    $33,392
    12/25/2020
    Loss Prevention Officer
    Loss Prevention Officer
    OFallon, IL
    OFallon, IL
    12/09/2020
    12/09/2020
    $30,262
    $30,262
    12/09/2020
    Loss Prevention Officer
    Loss Prevention Officer
    Moultrie, GA
    Moultrie, GA
    12/09/2020
    12/09/2020
    $24,001
    $24,001
    12/09/2020