Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
The average hourly pay for a Key Holder is $11.18
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Key Holders?
An entry-level Key Holder with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $10.07 based on 99 salaries. An early career Key Holder with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $11.06 based on 1,166 salaries. A mid-career Key …Read more
What Do Key Holders Do?
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.
As the title implies, a key holder frequently performs pre-opening and/or closing duties at the store. When opening for business, the key …Read more
- 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.