The average wage 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 career.

$25,913 - $43,852
(Median)
$26K
$35K
$44K
MEDIAN: $34,662
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$8.13 - $13.96
(Median)
$8
$10
$14
MEDIAN: $10
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$15K$30K$45K
Salary
$25,913 - $43,852  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,844  
Profit Sharing
$1,000  
Commission
$0.00 - $7,907  
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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$17,034 - $30,396  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 18
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$8.13 - $13.96  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.63  
Overtime
$9.12 - $21.39  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,844  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $7,907  
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).
)
$17,034 - $30,396  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 808
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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

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

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Pay by Experience Level for Key Holder

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

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $21,285

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Key Holder Reviews

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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Experience Affects Key Holder Salaries




National Average
$21,000


Skills That Affect Key Holder Salaries

Merchandising
up arrow 27%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 22%

People Management
up arrow 8%

Operations Management
up arrow 7%

Team Leadership
up arrow 4%

Inventory Management
up arrow 3%

Sales Management
up arrow 2%

National Average
$21,000

Retail
up arrow 1%

Customer Service
up arrow 1%

Sales
up arrow 1%

Bilingual
up arrow 20%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 108 votes.

Gender

Female
73 %
Male
27 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
63%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 37%
dental benefits
Dental: 28%
medical benefits
Vision: 25%
dental benefits
None: 61%
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