The average Front End Manager in the United States can expect to rake in roughly $12.81 per hour. Pay generally varies between $8.77 per hour and $18.88. The particular firm is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by years of experience. Female Front End Managers are more common than men among those who completed the survey; more than half (67 percent) are women. The majority of Front End Managers claim high levels of job satisfaction. Some workers in this field — slightly less than a third — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by a strong majority and dental plans are enjoyed by the larger part.

$29,799 - $69,766
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MEDIAN: $39,115
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$8.77 - $18.88
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MEDIAN: $12.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$29,799 - $69,766  
   
Bonus
$147.95 - $11,675  
Profit Sharing
$1,000  
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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$19,196 - $50,346  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 66
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$8.77 - $18.88  
   
Hourly Tips
$2.50  
Overtime
$12.72 - $29.40  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$147.95 - $11,675  
   
Commission
$0.00  
Profit Sharing
$1,000  
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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$19,196 - $50,346  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 160
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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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Popular Employer Salaries for Front End Manager


The Kroger Company offers the largest salaries in town — $42K on average.

Food City employees cannot expect much in terms of compensation — the median salary amounts to only $19K, less than half of the top paying company's rate.

Popular Skills for Front End Manager


Survey results suggest that Front End Managers put a wide range of professional skills 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 54 percent, 15 percent, and 6 percent, respectively. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Cash Flow Management. Most people familiar with 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.


Front End Managers do not generally earn higher incomes from more experience in the field. Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $28K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $34K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Front End Managers make a median salary of $36K. People who have worked for more than 20 years report a median income of $37K, which is barely higher than the median for folks with 10 to 20 years of experience.

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Experience Affects Front End Manager Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 16%

Experienced
up arrow 12%


National Average
$32,000


Skills That Affect Front End Manager Salaries

Operations Management
up arrow 54%

Job Scheduling
up arrow 15%

Scheduling
up arrow 6%


Cash Handling
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National Average
$32,000

Customer Service
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Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 3%

Cash Flow Management
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 30 votes.

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 71%
dental benefits
Dental: 63%
medical benefits
Vision: 54%
dental benefits
None: 28%
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