Loss Prevention Managers

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Loss prevention managers make sure that companies' systems and programs are operating safely and correctly to protect its assets. Their work entails identifying potential risks and developing strategies to increase control over these risks. They also conduct investigations when such violations as internal theft or shoplifting occur. Many loss prevention managers work for large retail corporations.

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Quick Facts
Alternate Title(s) Asset Protection Managers
Duties Monitor and develop procedures and systems to reduce and prevent loss of assets for companies
Salary Range $25,000 to $100,000
Work Environment Primarily Indoors
Best Geographical Location(s) Opportunities exist throughout the country but are best in large metropolitan areas
Minimum Education Level
  • Bachelor's Degree
School Subjects
  • Business
  • Mathematics
  • Psychology
Experience Four or more years experience; on-the-job training
Personality Traits
  • Conventional
  • Enterprising
  • Problem-Solving
Skills
  • Business Management
  • Interpersonal
  • Leadership
Certification or Licensing Recommended
Special Requirements None
Employment Prospects Good
Advancement Prospects Good
Outlook About as Fast as the Average
Career Ladder
  • Senior Manager, Department Head, Loss Prevention
  • Loss Prevention Manager
  • Loss Prevention Associate