Retail Loss Prevention Specialists

4.2/10 job score
AUTOMATION RISK
65%
risk level
POLLING
GROWTH
5.8%
by 2031
WAGES
$38,210
or $18.37 hourly
VOLUME
100,110
as of 2021

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 65% (Robots are watching)

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How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Retail Loss Prevention Specialists' job openings is expected to rise 5.8% by 2031
'Retail Loss Prevention Specialists' is expected to be an average growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2021 and 2031.
Updated projections are due Sep 2023.

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

In 2021 the median annual wage for 'Retail Loss Prevention Specialists' was $38,210, or $18.37 hourly
'Retail Loss Prevention Specialists' are paid 16.5% lower than the national median wage, which stands at $45,760
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

How many people are employed as retail loss prevention specialists?

As of 2021 there were 100,110 people employed as Retail Loss Prevention Specialists within the United States.
This represents around 0.07% of the employed workforce across the country.
Put another way, around 1 in 1 thousand people are employed as Retail Loss Prevention Specialists.

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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