Front End Supervisor Salary
Front End Supervisors in the United States take home approximately $10.62 per hour on average. Earnings generally vary between $8.72 per hour and $15.81. The company is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career duration. Most Front End Supervisors are fairly content with their jobs, and work satisfaction falls in line with the national average. Just over two-fifths of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, the greater part report medical coverage and approximately half claim dental coverage as well. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Front End Supervisors making up 72 percent. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.
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.Read More...
Customers should always be greeted, especially when entering the store, and front end supervisors may be responsible for resolving customers' questions and concerns. They should offer assistance whenever possible in the checkout area, and cashiering duties may occasionally be necessary. It's important to make sure that all safety precautions are observed at all times, and they may also prepare performance evaluations of employees, schedule their shifts, and assign duties. The supervisor may also answer phone calls to the store and must ensure that cashiers are operating the cash registers accurately and efficiently and performing age-verification when necessary. They may also be responsible for general housekeeping duties in the checkout area, bathroom, common areas, and employee break room, as well as preparing daily deposits and end-of-day paperwork.
Multitasking skills and the ability to work well under pressure are important in this position, and a high school diploma and years of relevant work experience are generally required. Leadership experience in a professional setting may also be necessary.
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 Group, Inc, and Wal-Mart Stores, Inc are leading firms in the industry. Although salaries only range from $26K to just $43K, The Home Depot Inc. still offers the highest pay with a median paycheck of $32K.
Popular Skills for Front End Supervisor
Survey results suggest that Front End Supervisors put a wide range of professional skills to use. Lucky workers who know Scheduling can expect a significant pay bump, scoring salaries 27 percent above average. People Management and Training are also correlated to pay that is above average, with increases between 23 percent and 27 percent. Most people familiar with 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.
Average salaries for inexperienced employees average out to around $22K, but folks who have five to 10 years of experience earn a higher median of $25K. Front End Supervisors who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $30K. Front End Supervisors who claim more than two decades of experience actually make somewhat smaller average paychecks of $26K.