Front End Manager Salary

An average Front End Manager in the United States can expect to take home roughly $12.07 per hour. Lower pay rates hover around $8.76 per hour, and the higher rates verge on $18.72. The company is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career length. For the most part, Front End Managers enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. The majority of Front End Managers (66 percent) who took the survey are female. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, just under one in three are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by the larger part and dental insurance is reported by a little over a half. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$28,439 - $71,304
(Median)
$28K
$39K
$71K
MEDIAN: $39,325
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$8.76 - $18.72
(Median)
$8
$12
$19
MEDIAN: $12.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$28,439 - $71,304  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,153  
Profit Sharing
$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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$19,151 - $51,801  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 89
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$8.76 - $18.72  
   
Overtime
$12.25 - $29.22  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,153  
   
Commission
$0.00  
Profit Sharing
$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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$19,151 - $51,801  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 159
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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 attracts talent by shelling out the biggest paychecks in the area — the median in that office is $38K.

Salaries are easily beat at Food City, where median pay comes to just $19K, the lowest in the field. What's more, with base pay starting at $16K and ending at $22K, range in salary is rather small.

Popular Skills for Front End Manager


Front End Managers seem to require a number of specific skills. Most notably, skills in Customer Relationship Management, Job Scheduling, Scheduling, and People Management are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 7 percent and 14 percent. Those listing Cash Flow Management as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Cash Handling and Customer Service also typically command lower compensation. 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.


Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $28K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $35K. On average, Front End Managers make $38K following one to two decades on the job. For some reason, Front End Managers with more than two decades of experience report lower paychecks overall; the median sum in this group sits near $37K.

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Experience Affects Front End Manager Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 20%

Late-Career
up arrow 15%

Mid-Career
up arrow 10%

National Average
$32,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 13%

Skills That Affect Front End Manager Salaries

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 14%

Job Scheduling
up arrow 9%


Scheduling
up arrow 7%

National Average
$32,000


Cash Handling
up arrow 29%

Cash Flow Management
up arrow 33%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 31 votes.

Gender

Female
66 %
Male
34 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 67%
dental benefits
Dental: 54%
medical benefits
Vision: 44%
dental benefits
None: 31%
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