Key Holder Salary (United States)

A Key Holder earns an average wage of $9.72 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this field.
Key Holder Total Pay (?
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$15,626 - $45,456
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MEDIAN: $31,271
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Key Holder Total Pay (?
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$7.95 - $13.36
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MEDIAN: $9.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$15,626 - $45,456  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,993  
Commission
$0.00 - $10,256  
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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$16,667 - $30,817  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 472
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$7.95 - $13.36  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.19 - $3.24  
Overtime
$7.25 - $21.51  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,993  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $10,256  
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).
)
$16,667 - $30,817  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 472
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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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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 28%
National Average
$21,000

Skills That Affect Key Holder Salaries

Merchandising
up arrow 4%
Sales Management
up arrow 3%
Customer Service
0%
Sales
0%
National Average
$21,000
Retail
up arrow 2%
Job Satisfaction
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Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5 based on 85 votes.
Gender
Female
77%
female alumni
 
Male
23%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
63%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
9%
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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