The average salary for a Front of House Manager in Australia is AU$50,111.
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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. Front of house managers oversee the interview and hiring processes for positions such as servers, hosts, bussers, and bartenders. They also oversee, direct, and actively participate in the traini…Read more
Front of House Manager Tasks
- 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.
- Ensure compliance with safety and health regulations.
- Hire, train, and supervise front of house staff, making sure they meet customer service and sales objectives.
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Popular Skills for Front of House Manager
Skills in Customer Service, People Management, Operations Management, Training and Inventory Management are correlated to pay that is above average.
Pay by Experience Level for Front of House Manager
An early career Front of House Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$49,455 based on 32 salaries. A mid-career Front of House Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$52,381 based on 22 salaries. An experienced Front of House Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$58,197 based on 14 salaries.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Front of House Manager in their job title in Sydney, New South Wales earn an average of 14.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Perth, Western Australia (7.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Brisbane, Queensland (13.2% less), Melbourne, Victoria (1.6% less) and Adelaide, South Australia (1.5% less).
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