Front of House Manager Salary (United States)

A Front of House Manager earns an average salary of $36,576 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases sharply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.
Front of House Manager Total Pay (?
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$24,357 - $50,378
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MEDIAN: $36,575
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Front of House Manager Total Pay (?
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$7.89 - $15.82
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National Salary Data

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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$24,357 - $50,378  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,698  
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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$21,574 - $49,251  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 380
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$7.89 - $15.82  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.36 - $11.92  
Overtime
$9.86 - $23.52  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,698  
   
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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$21,574 - $49,251  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 380
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Job Description for Front of House Manager
Restaurants are typically divided into two major management areas: back of house (including kitchen, storage, and dishwashing areas) and front of house (the dining room, lobby, and any lounge or bar areas.) The person who oversees the latter area at a dining establishment is the front of house manager.
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Front of House Manager 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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Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
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Experience Affects Front of House Manager Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 15%
Experienced
up arrow 11%
National Average
$35,000

Skills That Affect Front of House Manager Salaries

National Average
$35,000
Scheduling
up arrow 3%
People Management
up arrow 3%
Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 6%
Training
up arrow 10%
Job Satisfaction
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Gender
Female
64%
female alumni
 
Male
36%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
7%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 50% dental benefits Dental: 38%
vision benefits Vision: 27% employee benefits None: 47%
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