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Front End Manager Salary

Front End Managers in the United States can expect wages of $11.79 per hour on average. The pay spectrum stretches from $8.65 per hour to $18.92. While nearly one-third report receiving no health benefits, more than half do receive medical coverage, and over one-half have dental, as well. More than half of Front End Managers (63 percent) survey participants are women. The majority of individuals in this role claim moderate levels of job satisfaction.

$26,954 - $69,132
(Median)
$27K
$40K
$69K
MEDIAN: $39,792
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$8.65 - $18.92
(Median)
$8
$12
$19
MEDIAN: $11.00
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$26,954 - $69,132  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,817  
Profit Sharing
$196.53 - $6,104  
Commission
$0.00 - $750  
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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$19,160 - $57,632  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 65
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$8.65 - $18.92  
   
Overtime
$12.49 - $29.35  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,817  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $750  
Profit Sharing
$196.53 - $6,104  
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).
)
$19,160 - $57,632  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 109

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Job Description for Front End Manager

A front end manager is usually visible throughout a supermarket, in areas such as the merchandise aisles, customer service, and the checkout process. The aim of the manager is to create a pleasant shopping experience for customers. The front end manager will interact directly with customers and offer them assistance whenever necessary. When customers have complaints, the front end manager will have to come up with solutions in order to resolve them.

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Front End Manager Tasks

  • Facilitate communication between management and staff, and update staff on changes in policies or procedures.
  • Handle scheduling to keep the front end fully staffed, and participate in hiring and training new employees.
  • Manage the cashiers and other front end store employees, and strive to meet sales objectives.
  • Uphold high standards of customer service and conduct employee evaluations.

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Survey takers who work as Front End Managers typically report just a few professional skills. Most notably, skills in People Management, Customer Relationship Management, Customer Service, and Cash Handling are correlated to pay that is above average. Those listing Cash Handling as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Customer Service and People Management are correlating skills — those who know the former usually know the latter.

Pay by Experience Level for Front End Manager

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


The average beginner in this position makes around $28K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $39K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Front End Managers make a median salary of $37K. Seasoned workers who boast more than two decades of relevant experience enjoy a median salary of $35K, which is substantially larger than the medians reported by folks with fewer years on their resumes.

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Experience Affects Front End Manager Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 23%

Experienced
up arrow 16%

Late-Career
up arrow 9%

National Average
$32,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 12%

Skills That Affect Front End Manager Salaries

People Management
up arrow 14%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
0%

National Average
$32,000

Customer Service
up arrow 2%

Cash Handling
up arrow 29%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 20 votes.

Gender

Female
63 %
Male
38 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 65% dental benefits Dental: 52%
vision benefits Vision: 41% employee benefits None: 33%