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Updated February 9, 2022
Average Front Desk Manager Salary
$37,000 yearly
To create our salary estimates, Zippia starts with data published in publicly available sources such as the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), Foreign Labor Certification Data Center (FLC) Show More
$18.25 hourly

Entry level Salary
$19,000 yearly
$19,000
10 %
$37,000
Median
$74,000
90 %
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What is a Front Desk Manager's Salary?

PercentileAnnual SalaryMonthly SalaryHourly Rate
90th Percentile$74,000$6,167$36
75th Percentile$54,000$4,500$26
Average$37,966$3,164$18
25th Percentile$26,000$2,167$13
10th Percentile$19,000$1,583$9

Average Front Desk Manager Salary By State

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Front Desk Manager average salary by State

StateAvg. SalaryHourly RateJob Count
Alabama$37,424$17.99437
Alaska$43,197$20.77109
Arizona$35,723$17.17729
Arkansas$28,570$13.74347
California$39,982$19.223,379
Colorado$33,463$16.09683
Connecticut$62,576$30.08410
Delaware$57,174$27.49141
District of Columbia$67,297$32.35242
Florida$42,513$20.442,240
Georgia$38,834$18.671,113
Hawaii$40,778$19.6096
Idaho$30,441$14.64103
Illinois$48,141$23.141,090
Indiana$37,247$17.91570
Iowa$34,339$16.51280
Kansas$36,775$17.68222
Kentucky$37,363$17.96341
Louisiana$41,586$19.99276
Maine$45,062$21.66141
Maryland$55,044$26.46718
Massachusetts$63,137$30.35717
Michigan$46,660$22.43682
Minnesota$38,540$18.53526
Mississippi$32,243$15.50169
Missouri$39,972$19.22534
Montana$27,063$13.01136
Nebraska$33,492$16.10170
Nevada$36,364$17.48187
New Hampshire$59,510$28.61166
New Jersey$68,569$32.97693
New Mexico$32,203$15.48162
New York$76,290$36.681,339
North Carolina$46,491$22.35833
North Dakota$37,367$17.9674
Ohio$46,872$22.53986
Oklahoma$31,077$14.94285
Oregon$33,736$16.22336
Pennsylvania$52,979$25.471,154
Rhode Island$65,949$31.71130
South Carolina$42,019$20.20404
South Dakota$29,408$14.1447
Tennessee$38,669$18.59611
Texas$42,539$20.452,303
Utah$25,821$12.41364
Vermont$46,913$22.5572
Virginia$57,188$27.491,143
Washington$35,442$17.04687
West Virginia$41,170$19.79186
Wisconsin$42,665$20.51534
Wyoming$29,558$14.2158

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Highest Paying Cities For Front Desk Manager

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CityAvg. SalaryHourly Rate
New York, NY$76,566$36.81
Washington, DC$67,312$32.36
Boston, MA$62,968$30.27
Columbia, MD$55,066$26.47
Wheeling, IL$48,692$23.41
Charlotte, NC$44,889$21.58

How much does a Front Desk Manager make?

The average Front Desk Manager salary is $37,966 per year, or $18.25 per hour, in the United States. People on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $19,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $74,000. As most things go, location can be critical. New York, New Jersey, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, and Connecticut provide the highest Front Desk Manager salaries.

Average Front Desk Manager Salary Over Time

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    Front Desk Manager Salary By Year

    YearAvg. SalaryHourly Rate% Change
    2022$38,000$18.25+3.1%
    2021$36,800$17.68+1.4%
    2020$36,300$17.43+1.3%
    2019$35,800$17.19+1.3%
    2018$35,300$16.97+3.1%

    Average JOB Salary by Field

    Front Desk Manager Salary
    An office project manager oversees office projects, ensuring everything runs smoothly and efficiently in adherence to goals and deadlines. It is their responsibility to manage different teams, set timelines and objectives, establish guidelines, perform research and analysis, and develop strategies to optimize operations. They must also monitor the progress of all procedures and resolve issues should any arise. Moreover, as a manager, it is essential to encourage and lead teams to reach goals, all while implementing and promoting the company's policies and regulations.
    Guest Service Supervisor

    Avg. salary: $32,553

    A guest service supervisor supervises and trains guest service staff to have a high standard for guest delivery and efficient communication between all service staff. They ensure all guests are assisted with any complaints or service issues, with tour and travel information provided. As a supervisor, they must ensure that all forms and documents/printing going into the suites are accurate at all times and approved by the hotel manager. They must be aware of each guest's name as soon as possible and support guest service staff with queries from guests and control issues with guests when escalated beyond their level of responsibility.
    Manager On Duty

    Avg. salary: $34,795

    A manager on duty's role is to oversee operations in a store or a particular department, ensuring efficient workflow and workforce performance. They mainly evaluate and delegate tasks among employees, arrange schedules, set goals and budget, handle issues and concerns, and impose disciplinary actions. Moreover, a manager on duty may also perform clerical tasks such as producing progress reports, processing paperwork, maintaining an inventory of supplies, reporting to supervisors, coordinating with other managers, and implementing the company's policies and standards.
    Front Office Supervisor

    Avg. salary: $43,941

    A front office supervisor is responsible for greeting customers, giving administrative assistance to fellow employees, and managing a team of personnel. This senior position manages either a team of receptionists or administrative assistants. Tasks and duties vary depending on the company's needs. Their primary tasks include training the team of personnel in providing excellent customer service, supervising their daily shift process, and efficiently resolving customer complaints and issues. Additionally, they manage office maintenance, which includes making sure all areas are clean and sufficiently stocked with essentials and supplies.
    Guest Relations Manager

    Avg. salary: $53,834

    Guest relations managers are in charge of providing an immaculate, professional, superior, and top-quality guest service experience. Their tasks include assessing customers' feedback and providing strategic management to continuously enhance the general rating. Also, the answer to the needs of the guests and predict the unexplicit ones. Additionally, they direct a guest relation team to make sure compliance with standards and operating protocols are implemented. Guest relations managers should be able to communicate well, resolve problems efficiently, and has strong leadership as well as a sense of responsibility skills.
    Billing Manager

    Avg. salary: $69,098

    A billing manager is in charge of overseeing the systems and processes concerned with billing in a company. One of their primary duties is to handle the receivable accounts to ensure smooth cash flow, assess the validity of bills, provide corrective measures when necessary, supervise the workforce's performance, and solve issues raised by staff. As a billing manager, it is essential to implement all policies and regulations while leading and encouraging the team in their joint effort to reach targets and deadlines.
    Office Project Manager

    Avg. salary: $84,497

    An office project manager oversees office projects, ensuring everything runs smoothly and efficiently in adherence to goals and deadlines. It is their responsibility to manage different teams, set timelines and objectives, establish guidelines, perform research and analysis, and develop strategies to optimize operations. They must also monitor the progress of all procedures and resolve issues should any arise. Moreover, as a manager, it is essential to encourage and lead teams to reach goals, all while implementing and promoting the company's policies and regulations.

    Average Salary By Related Field

    Job TitleAnnual SalaryMonthly SalaryHourly RateJob Openings
    Guest Service Supervisor$32,554$2,713$15.6542,471
    Manager On Duty$34,796$2,900$16.73217,744
    Front Office Supervisor$43,942$3,662$21.1389,586
    Guest Relations Manager$53,834$4,486$25.8844,315
    Billing Manager$69,099$5,758$33.2248,690
    Office Project Manager$84,498$7,041$40.62151,081
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    Front Desk Manager Salaries By Years Of Experience

    The salary for a Front Desk Manager can vary depending on the years of experience that a person has, from entry level to senior level. Data on how experience level affects total compensation is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.

    Front Desk Manager Salary By Experience Level

    Experience LevelAvg. SalaryHourly Rate
    Entry Level$26,100$12.53
    Mid Level$32,000$15.39
    Senior Level$46,500$22.35

    Which Companies Pay Front Desk Managers The Most?

    If you want to get paid the most as a Front Desk Manager, being employed by a company such as Realogy or Aramark would be a smart choice, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. Additionally, companies like CSM Companies and InnovaCare Health also report highly competitive salaries for Front Desk Managers.

    Highest Paying Companies For Front Desk Managers

    RankCompanyZippia ScoreAverage Front Desk Manager SalaryAverage Salary
    1$98,363
    2$69,001
    3$63,273
    4$63,089
    5$62,129
    6$61,951

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    Recently Added Front Desk Manager Salaries

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    Average Front Desk Manager Salary by Demographic

    Front Desk Manager Gender Pay Gap

    male-income
    Male Income
    $38,124
    female-income
    Female Income
    $31,662
    GenderIncome
    Male$38,124
    Female$31,662
    Median Front Desk Manager Income by Race
    Asian Front Desk Managers have the highest average salary compared to other ethnicities. Asian Front Desk Managers have the lowest average salary at $33,963.
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    Black or African American
    Asian
    Hispanic or Latino

    Front Desk Manager Income by Race

    EthnicitySalary
    White$34,951
    Black or African American$34,201
    Asian$36,039
    Hispanic or Latino$35,311
    Average Front Desk Manager Salary by Education Level
    Front Desk Managers with a Doctorate degree earn more than those without, at $66,247 annually. With a Masters degree, Front Desk Managers earn a median annual income of $50,986 compared to $42,061 for Front Desk Managers with an Bachelors degree.
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    High School Diploma or Less
    Master's Degree
    Bachelor's Degree
    Doctorate Degree
    Some College/ Associate Degree

    Front Desk Manager Salary by Education Level

    EducationSalary
    High School Diploma or Less$31,662
    Master's Degree$50,986
    Bachelor's Degree$42,061
    Doctorate Degree$66,247
    Some College/ Associate Degree$34,186