The average Front End Supervisor in the United States can expect to rake in roughly $10.68 per hour. Lower pay rates hover around $8.74 per hour, and the higher rates verge on $15.85. The specific employer and experience level each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Female Front End Supervisors make up most of the survey respondents at 73 percent. While some workers in this profession — more than two-fifths — do not have any health coverage, more than half do receive medical benefits and a little less than one-half have dental insurance. Work is enjoyable for Front End Supervisors, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$25,390 - $42,529
$35K
MEDIAN: $35,000
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$8.74 - $15.85
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$16
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$15K$30K$45K
Salary
$35,000  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,367  
Profit Sharing
$271.00  
Commission
$0.00  
Total Pay (?
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$18,280 - $34,738  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 9
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$8.74 - $15.85  
   
Overtime
$12.07 - $24.43  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,367  
   
Commission
$0.00  
Profit Sharing
$271.00  
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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$18,280 - $34,738  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 241

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Job Description for Front End Supervisor

Front end supervisors usually oversee cashiers, baggers, and other employees within the checkout area of a store to ensure that excellent customer service is provided to customers. They often administer training to employees, as well, so leadership and public speaking skills are highly beneficial in this position.

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Front End Supervisor Tasks

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

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Popular Employer Salaries for Front End Supervisor


Known for taking on a considerable number of Front End Supervisors, The Home Depot Inc., The Kroger Company, Bed Bath & Beyond Inc, Ross Stores, Inc, and Wal-Mart Stores, Inc are leading firms in the industry. The Home Depot Inc. offers the best pay with a median salary of $31K, though salaries there don't seem that varied, bottoming out near $26K and maxing out at just $44K. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc, Bed Bath & Beyond Inc, and Ross Stores, Inc also offer top salaries for Front End Supervisors. Workers at these firms can expect to earn about $29K, $23K, and $20K, respectively.

Others at the bottom of the scale for this job include The Kroger Company at $19K, Ocean State Job Lot Inc. at $20K, and Ross Stores, Inc, where $20K is the norm.

Popular Skills for Front End Supervisor


Just a handful of professional skills are reported by Front End Supervisors who took the survey. Most notably, facility with Scheduling, Training, and People Management are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 27 percent, 23 percent, and 12 percent, respectively. Most people experienced in Cash Handling also know People Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Front End Supervisor

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


Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $22K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $25K. On average, Front End Supervisors make $29K following one to two decades on the job. Respondents who boast more than two decades on the job don't boast commensurate pay, unfortunately; these veterans see average earnings of only $25K.

Front End Supervisor Reviews

Q: 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.
Cons:

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

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Key Stats for Front End Supervisor

Gender

Female
73 %
Male
27 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 39 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
2%
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Experience Affects Front End Supervisor Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 27%


Late-Career
up arrow 9%

National Average
$23,000


Skills That Affect Front End Supervisor Salaries

Scheduling
up arrow 27%

Training
up arrow 23%

People Management
up arrow 12%

National Average
$23,000



Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 39 votes.

Gender

Female
73 %
Male
27 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 56%
dental benefits
Dental: 47%
vision benefits
Vision: 41%
dental benefits
None: 43%
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