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Shopping Investigator Salary

$44,066 (USD)

Average Salary

$21/hr

Average Hourly

$595

Average Bonus

Last updated: July 19, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Shopping Investigator is $44,066 a year and $21 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Shopping Investigator is between $32,815 and $53,436. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Shops in commercial, retail, and service establishments to test integrity of sales and service personnel, and examines sales techniques and services rendered customers.
  • Checks establishment's policies and standards to ascertain employee-performance requirements.
  • Buys merchandise, orders food, or utilizes services to evaluate sales technique and courtesy of employee.
  • Carries merchandise to check stand or sales counter and observes employee during sales transaction to detect irregularities in listing or calling prices, itemizing merchandise, or handling cash.
  • Delivers purchases to agency conducting shopping investigation service.
  • Writes report of investigations for each establishment visited.
  • May work as member of shopping investigation crew.
Shopping Investigator Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Private Detectives and Investigators

Job family population: 30,980

Estimated population of Shopping Investigator jobs: 2,547

Rate of error: 8.3%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$51,084
5 Year Change:
16 %

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About United States

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Description: The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S. or US) or America, is a country comprising 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions. At 3.8 million square miles (9.8 million km2), the United States is the world's third or fourth largest country by total area and is slightly smaller than the entire continent of Europe's 3.9 million square miles (10.1 million km2). With a population of more than 327 million people, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the most populous city is New York City...

Shopping Investigator Job Listings for United States

Asset Investigator I
Jun 6
Sacramento, CA, USA
Goodwill Industries Sacramento Valley
Asset Protection Investigator I At Goodwill Industries® Sacramento Valley & Northern Nevada, Inc. ... shopping experience for all, an environmentally conscious alternative to the landfill, and an ...
Seasonal Customer Service
Jul 17
Bolingbrook, IL, USA
Quality Placement Authority
Contacts customers in response to inquiries or to notify them of claim investigation results and ... Has a working knowledge of Microsoft Outlook and general computer skills with online shopping ...
Software Engineer, Core Services
Apr 23
Madison, WI, USA
Zendesk
Maintain and enhance our customer-facing Shopping Cart, backed by Ruby on Rails with flavors of React and EmberJS subscription/purchasing UX * Triage and investigate issues in production working with ...
Clinical Research Program Manager
Jul 18
Sunnyvale, CA, USA
Clinical Management Consultants
The Clinical Research Manager will assist PI with protocol preparation; manage Investigator ... shopping and other conveniences. The Clinical Research Coordinator will also receive a generous ...
Senior Manager, Data Governance Analytics
May 7
Boston, MA, USA
Wayfair
... two million people shopping across our 10+ million products daily and hold both customer ... Applying critical thinking to investigate data challenges and provide innovative recommendations

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Shopping Investigator is $44,066 a year and $21 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Shopping Investigator is between $32,815 and $53,436. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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Shopping Investigator Job Listings for United States

Asset Investigator I
Jun 6
Sacramento, CA, USA
Goodwill Industries Sacramento Valley
Asset Protection Investigator I At Goodwill Industries® Sacramento Valley & Northern Nevada, Inc. ... shopping experience for all, an environmentally conscious alternative to the landfill, and an ...
Seasonal Customer Service
Jul 17
Bolingbrook, IL, USA
Quality Placement Authority
Contacts customers in response to inquiries or to notify them of claim investigation results and ... Has a working knowledge of Microsoft Outlook and general computer skills with online shopping ...
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