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Front of House Manager, Restaurant Salary

A Front of House Manager, Restaurant earns an average salary of $38,149 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.
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$25,986 - $49,275
(Median)
$26K
$38K
$49K
MEDIAN: $38,148
10%
50%
90%

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$8.89 - $15.17
(Median)
$8
$12
$15
MEDIAN: $11.00
10%
50%
90%

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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$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$25,986 - $49,275  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,722  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $3,561  
Commission
$0.00 - $4,966  
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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$23,438 - $50,057  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 489
National Hourly Rate 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$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$8.89 - $15.17  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.00 - $10.56  
Overtime
$6.30 - $22.72  
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.
)
$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,722  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $4,966  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $3,561  
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).
)
$23,438 - $50,057  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 147

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Job Description for Front of House Manager, Restaurant

In the broadest terms, sit-down restaurants traditionally divide the areas of responsibility between “back of house” (the areas guests don’t normally view, typically including the kitchen, dishwashing area, storage, and receiving) and “front of house” (the dining room, lobby, and lounge or bar). A restaurant front of house manager oversees functions and employees in the front of the house.

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Front of House Manager, Restaurant Tasks

  • Ensure compliance with safety and health regulations.
  • Hire, train, and supervise front of house staff, making sure they meet customer service and sales objectives.
  • Manage daily operations of the public areas of a theater, restaurant, or concert hall.
  • Oversee preparation of public areas before guests arrive, and maintain cleanliness during business hours.

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Pay by Experience Level for Front of House Manager, Restaurant

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

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Experience Affects Front of House Manager, Restaurant Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 12%



National Average
$36,000


Skills That Affect Front of House Manager, Restaurant Salaries


Scheduling
up arrow 4%

National Average
$36,000

Customer Service
up arrow 1%

People Management
up arrow 23%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 120 votes.

Gender

Female
55 %
Male
45 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 57% dental benefits Dental: 41%
vision benefits Vision: 33% employee benefits None: 42%
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