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Investigator Cash Shortage Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$69,410 (USD)

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Last updated: May 22, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Investigator Cash Shortage is $69,410 a year and $33 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for an Investigator Cash Shortage is between $50,064 and $85,441. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Chicago, Illinois.

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Job Summary

  • Investigates cash shortages occurring in sales section of department store.
  • Receives notification regarding shortage of cash from audit or sales department.
  • Discusses shortage with Sales Department and Security Department supervisors.
  • Checks sales checks and cash register tapes, and counts cash to verify shortages.
  • Observes personnel on closed circuit television to detect thefts.
  • Questions store personnel to obtain evidence and develop cases.
  • Apprehends and turns suspect over to Security Department.
  • Prepares case summaries and testifies at hearings of suspects.
Investigator Cash Shortage Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Accountants and Auditors

Job family population: 1,241,000

Estimated population of Investigator Cash Shortage jobs: 56,763

Rate of error: 0.7%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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About Chicago, Illinois

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Description: Chicago ( (listen), locally also ), officially the City of Chicago, is the most populous city in Illinois, as well as the third most populous city in the United States. With an estimated population of 2,716,450 (2017), it is the most populous city in the Midwest. Chicago is the principal city of the Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, and the county seat of Cook County, the second most populous county in the United States. The metropolitan area, at nearly 10 million people, is the third-largest in the United States. Located on the shores of freshwater Lake Michigan, Chicago was incorporated...

Investigator Cash Shortage Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

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