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Key Holder Salary

The average wage for a Key Holder is $9.90 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 10 years' experience. For the first five to ten years in this position, wages increase modestly, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

$15,502 - $49,132
(Median)
$16K
$38K
$49K
MEDIAN: $38,000
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50%
90%

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$8.05 - $13.39
(Median)
$8
$9
$13
MEDIAN: $9.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$15,502 - $49,132  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,472  
Commission
$0.00 - $8,726  
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).
)
$16,842 - $30,440  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 19
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$7$14$21
Hourly Rate
$8.05 - $13.39  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.20 - $3.36  
Overtime
$4.32 - $20.50  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$14K$28K$42K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,472  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $8,726  
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).
)
$16,842 - $30,440  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 601

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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.

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

Late-Career
up arrow 19%



National Average
$21,000


Skills That Affect Key Holder Salaries

Sales Management
up arrow 3%

Customer Service
0%

Retail
0%

National Average
$21,000

Sales
up arrow 1%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 100 votes.

Gender

Female
75 %
Male
25 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
63%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 37% dental benefits Dental: 30%
vision benefits Vision: 26% employee benefits None: 61%
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