Front End Manager Salary

Front End Managers in the United States can expect wages of $13.03 per hour on average. The bottom of the pay range sits near $8.93 per hour, and the top verges on $19.05. The company is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by tenure. Female Front End Managers make up most of the survey respondents at 73 percent. About a fourth of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, a strong majority report medical coverage and the larger part claim dental coverage as well. The majority of Front End Managers claim high levels of job satisfaction.

$31,533 - $70,275
$32K
$40K
$70K
MEDIAN: $39,998
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$8.93 - $19.05
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MEDIAN: $13.03
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$31,533 - $70,275  
   
Bonus
$-0.49 - $11,531  
Profit Sharing
$1,500  
Commission
$0.00  
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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$19,432 - $51,017  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 64
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$8.93 - $19.05  
   
Hourly Tips
$2.50  
Overtime
$12.60 - $29.68  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$-0.49 - $11,531  
   
Commission
$0.00  
Profit Sharing
$1,500  
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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$19,432 - $51,017  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 162

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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

  • 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.
  • 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.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Front End Manager


The biggest paychecks can be found at The Kroger Company — the median salary there is $41K.

Considering that the median salary at Food City is a shallow $19K, it is not surprising that this employer ranks last in compensation relative to (and far behind) other companies in the same line of work — their median pay is less than half of the top paying company's rate.

Popular Skills for Front End Manager


Survey results imply that Front End Managers put a diverse skill set to use. Most notably, facility with Operations Management, Job Scheduling, and Scheduling are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 30 percent, 13 percent, and 5 percent, respectively. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Cash Flow Management and Customer Relationship Management. Most people who know Customer Service also know Cash Handling and Cash Flow Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Front End Manager

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


Experience does not seem to be a strong driver of pay increase in this role. Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $28K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $33K. Front End Managers who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $36K. As Front End Managers reach more than two decades on the job, compensation remains commensurate with experience; the average pay in this group is $40K.

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Key Stats for Front End Manager

Gender

Female
73 %
Male
27 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 35 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
12%
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Experience Affects Front End Manager Salaries

▲23%

▲10%

▲2%

National Average
$33,000

▼15%

Skills That Affect Front End Manager Salaries

Operations Management
▲30%

Job Scheduling
▲13%

Scheduling
▲5%



Customer Service
▼0%

National Average
$33,000

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
▼4%

Cash Flow Management
▼17%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 35 votes.

Gender

Female
73 %
Male
27 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 74%
dental benefits
Dental: 66%
vision benefits
Vision: 56%
dental benefits
None: 25%
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