Front End Manager Salary

Front End Managers in the United States take home an average $11.68 per hour. Pay ranges from $8.66 per hour on the low end to $18.80 on the high end. The majority of individuals in this role claim moderate levels of job satisfaction. Some workers in this field — one in three — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by the larger part and dental plans are enjoyed by about one-half. Women account for the majority of Front End Managers who responded to the questionnaire — 63 percent to be exact. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$27,078 - $71,220
(Median)
$27K
$40K
$71K
MEDIAN: $39,792
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$8.66 - $18.80
(Median)
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$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
$27,078 - $71,220  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,106  
Profit Sharing
$110.00 - $5,500  
Commission
$0.00 - $-0.49  
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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$19,085 - $53,603  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 67
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$8.66 - $18.80  
   
Overtime
$12.46 - $29.41  
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.
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,106  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $-0.49  
Profit Sharing
$110.00 - $5,500  
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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$19,085 - $53,603  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 118
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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 report a focused set of job 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 also commonly seen together.

Pay by Experience Level for Front End Manager

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


Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $27K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $40K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $37K. Survey respondents who have worked for more than 20 years actually report somewhat lower incomes of $35K.

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Experience Affects Front End Manager Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 28%

Experienced
up arrow 20%

Late-Career
up arrow 13%

National Average
$31,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 14%

Skills That Affect Front End Manager Salaries

People Management
up arrow 12%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 3%

National Average
$31,000

Customer Service
up arrow 2%

Cash Handling
up arrow 28%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 21 votes.

Gender

Female
63 %
Male
37 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 64% dental benefits Dental: 49%
vision benefits Vision: 40% employee benefits None: 34%
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