Key Holder Salary

The average pay for a Key Holder is $10.10 per hour. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Merchandising and Customer Relationship Management (CRM). Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for employees with more than 20 years' experience.

$26,036 - $43,670
$26K
$34K
$44K
MEDIAN: $34,416
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50%
90%

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$8.13 - $14.06
$8
$10
$14
MEDIAN: $10.10
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$15K$30K$45K
Salary
$26,036 - $43,670  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,043  
Profit Sharing
$1,000  
Commission
$0.00 - $7,852  
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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$17,032 - $30,468  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 19
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$8.13 - $14.06  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.19  
Overtime
$10.21 - $22.21  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,043  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $7,852  
Profit Sharing
$1,000  
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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$17,032 - $30,468  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 803

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Job Description for Key Holder

Retail stores and similar locations need to limit their labor costs to ensure that competitive pricing, which frequently means that a salaried manager is not always present in the store. As an alternative, a company uses key holders to perform limited managerial and supervisory tasks for the store, typically promoting from its own pool of hourly employees.

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Key Holder Tasks

  • With the supervisor, manage staff, schedule, inventory and budgets at a retail store.
  • Promote special offers, new products and featured items.
  • Respond to customers, special orders and unusual situations.
  • Communicate job expectations and coach and punish employees.

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Pay by Experience Level for Key Holder

Pay by Experience for a Key Holder has a positive trend. An entry-level Key Holder with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $21,000 based on 624 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Key Holder with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $24,000 based on 194 salaries. An experienced Key Holder which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $25,000 based on 102 salaries. A Key Holder with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $22,000 based on 21 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $21,302

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Key Holder Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Key Holder?

Key Holder in Sarasota:
"Pretty good."
Pros: Nice people to work with and always busy.
Cons: Departments don't communicate so a lot of guess work.

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Key Stats for Key Holder

Gender

Female
74 %
Male
26 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 110 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
64%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
3%
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Experience Affects Key Holder Salaries

▲18%

▲10%

▲3%

National Average
$21,000

▼3%

Skills That Affect Key Holder Salaries

Merchandising
▲24%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
▲22%

People Management
▲8%


Team Leadership
▲4%

Inventory Management
▲3%


Customer Service
▼0%

Sales
▼0%

National Average
$21,000

▼1%

Bilingual
▼21%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 110 votes.

Gender

Female
74 %
Male
26 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
64%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 36%
dental benefits
Dental: 27%
vision benefits
Vision: 26%
no benefits
None: 61%