Front Desk Manager Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Front Desk Manager is $35,645 per year. A skill in Operations Management is associated with high pay for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.
Front Desk Manager Salary (?
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$24,868 - $48,649
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MEDIAN: $35,644
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Front Desk Manager Salary (?
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$8.55 - $16.65
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National Salary Data

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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$24,868 - $48,649  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,130  
Profit Sharing
$101.74 - $1,474  
Commission
$302.01 - $5,960  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$19,748 - $45,282  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 635
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$8.55 - $16.65  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00 - $6.88  
Overtime
$11.74 - $23.28  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,130  
   
Commission
$302.01 - $5,960  
Profit Sharing
$101.74 - $1,474  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$19,748 - $45,282  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 595
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Job Description for Front Desk Manager

Front desk managers are usually the first and last person that a customer sees in a company or organization. They are primarily responsible for customer service, greeting and helping guests. They work in a variety of settings, such as retail stores, restaurants, hospitals, hotels, and car repair shops.
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Front Desk Manager Tasks
  • Oversee public areas for cleanliness, security, and atmosphere.
  • Maintain data accuracy and standardization for all transactions and clients.
  • Oversee day to day operations, including scheduling and payroll.
  • Train staff and ensure quality of service goals are met.

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Pay Difference By Location

San Francisco
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Los Angeles
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Denver
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Austin
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Miami
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Orlando
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San Diego
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National Average
$31,000
Richmond
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Front Desk Manager Reviews

What is it like working as a Front Desk Manager?
Front Desk Manager in Spokane:
"Graveyard Hotel."
Pros: I like being able to do homework during the graveyard shift. Some of the people I meet can be intriguing.
Cons: Boss is a micromanager, some of the guests are on drugs and very uneasy to be around.

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Experience Affects Front Desk Manager Salaries

Late-Career
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National Average
$31,000

Skills That Affect Front Desk Manager Salaries

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$31,000

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 271 votes.

Gender

Female
66%
female alumni
 
Male
34%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 49% dental benefits Dental: 40%
vision benefits Vision: 31% employee benefits None: 48%