Retail Loss Prevention Specialists

4.0/10 job score
AUTOMATION RISK
91%
risk level
POLLING
GROWTH
11.2%
by 2030
WAGES
$31,960
or $15.36 hourly
VOLUME
144,310
as of 2020

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 91% (You are doomed)

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Social Perceptiveness
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How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Retail Loss Prevention Specialists' job openings is expected to rise 11.2% by 2030
'Retail Loss Prevention Specialists' is expected to be a fast growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2020 and 2030.
Updated projections are due Sep 2022.

What are the median wages for 'Retail Loss Prevention Specialists' in the United States?

In 2020 the median annual wage for 'Retail Loss Prevention Specialists' was $31,960, or $15.36 hourly
'Retail Loss Prevention Specialists' are paid 23.8% lower than the national median wage, which stands at $41,950
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

How many people are employed in this occupation?

As of 2020 there were 144,310 people employed as Retail Loss Prevention Specialists.
This represents around 0.10% of the employed workforce across the United States.

Job description

Implement procedures and systems to prevent merchandise loss. Conduct audits and investigations of employee activity. May assist in developing policies, procedures, and systems for safeguarding assets.

SOC Code: 33-9099.02

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