Front End Supervisor Salary

The average Front End Supervisor in the United States earns approximately $10.25 per hour. Earnings sit near $8.16 per hour on the lower side but can approach $15.49 on the higher side. Including potential for bonuses and profit sharing — peaking near $2K and $2K, respectively — total cash payment to Front End Supervisors can bottom out near $17K or peak near $35K depending on individual performance. The particular firm and career duration each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Although just under one-half lack health benefits of any kind, approximately half do enjoy medical insurance, and more than two-fifths get dental coverage, too. Female Front End Supervisors make up most of the survey respondents at 73 percent. Though the majority of Front End Supervisors do not report high levels of job satisfaction, most are moderately content with their role. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$17,158 - $65,574
(Median)
$17K
$42K
$66K
MEDIAN: $41,676
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$8.16 - $15.49
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$15
MEDIAN: $10
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$17,158 - $65,574  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,068  
Profit Sharing
$75.00 - $2,200  
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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$17,208 - $35,187  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 12
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$8.16 - $15.49  
   
Overtime
$11.24 - $24.22  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,068  
   
Commission
$0.00  
Profit Sharing
$75.00 - $2,200  
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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$17,208 - $35,187  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 279
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Job Description for Front End Supervisor

  • Oversee customer returns, exchanges, and check authorizations.
  • Oversee the correct and efficient operation of all cash registers.
  • Ensure customers receive stellar customer service in check-out lines.
  • Count the money in cash drawers at the beginning and end of each shift.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Front End Supervisor


The Home Depot Inc., Bed Bath & Beyond Inc, The Kroger Company, Ross Group, Inc, and Wal-Mart Stores, Inc are leaders in the field that employ a large number of Front End Supervisors. Front End Supervisors flock to Wal-Mart Stores, Inc for generous paychecks, where average earnings of $32K lead the pack in compensation.

Relative to other names in the field, compensation is very low at The Kroger Company — the median salary comes to just $16K, just about half of the top paying company's median.

Popular Skills for Front End Supervisor


Survey takers who work as Front End Supervisors typically report just a few professional skills. Those who have experience with People Management, Cash Handling, and Customer Service can expect to be compensated well for these skills. Aptitude in Cash Handling tends to also indicate an understanding of Customer Service.

Pay by Experience Level for Front End Supervisor

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


Front End Supervisors with more experience do not necessarily bring home bigger paychecks. In fact, experience in this field tends to impact compensation minimally. The average beginner in this position makes around $21K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $25K. Front End Supervisors with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $26K. Veterans who have worked for more than two decades do tend to make the most in the end; the median pay for this group is $29K.

Front End Supervisor Reviews

What is it like working as a Front End Supervisor at The Kroger Company?

Front End Supervisor in Derby:
"Underpaid and very stressful. High expectations."
Pros: The people I work with are genuine and most are team players. We are not given enough resources to achieve the goals set by corporate.

What is it like working as a Front End Supervisor?

Front End Supervisor in Portsmouth:
"Its A Great Experience."
Pros: Customer service, helping people and work well environment.

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Experience Affects Front End Supervisor Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 32%

Experienced
up arrow 21%

Mid-Career
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National Average
$22,000


Skills That Affect Front End Supervisor Salaries

People Management
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Cash Handling
0%

National Average
$22,000

Customer Service
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 56 votes.

Gender

Female
73 %
Male
27 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 51%
dental benefits
Dental: 44%
medical benefits
Vision: 36%
dental benefits
None: 47%
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