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.

$19,784 - $48,479
$20K
$34K
$48K
MEDIAN: $33,974
10%
50%
90%

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$8.20 - $14.32
$8
$10
$14
MEDIAN: $10.31
10%
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90%

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$0$48K
Salary $19,784 - $48,479
Bonus $0.00 - $2,020
Profit Sharing $1,017
Commission $0.00 - $5,034
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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$17,134 - $30,688
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 13
Hourly Data $0$22
Hourly Rate $8.20 - $14.32
Hourly Tips $0.07 - $19.87
Overtime $9.60 - $22.74
Annual Data $0$30K
Bonus $0.00 - $2,020
Commission $0.00 - $5,034
Profit Sharing $1,017
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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$17,134 - $30,688
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 867

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.

Common Career Paths for Key Holder


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Popular Employer Salaries for Key Holder

Popular Skills for Key Holder

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: $21,776

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Key Holder Reviews

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

Key Holder in Canton:
"Overworked under paid."
Pros: Customer service. Store recovery and product placement.
Cons: The SOP (Standard Operating Procedure) Needs improvement and revised!

Key Holder in Wesley Chapel:
"Manager on duty."
Pros: Good money. Great learning experience.
Cons: Stressful. Short handed. Conflict between employees. No respect. Some employees are lazy. Not enough hours.

Key Holder in Tampa:
Pros: Flexibility, open customer service,
Cons: Horrible communication, no commission, no credibility, disorganization, low pay, no possibility for further advancement, no overtime.

Key Holder in San Jose:
"Interesting."
Pros: I like to help people and organize the products .
Cons: The negativity from some customers about pricing.

Key Holder in Lancaster:
"It was nice at first."
Pros: Helping people.
Cons: Stressful environment.

Key Holder in Chula Vista:
"Learning new things."
Pros: Expanding my experience is amazing.
Cons: To much work for the pay.

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
75 %
Male
25 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 159 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
63%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
3%

Experience Affects Key Holder Salaries

▲16%

▲8%

▼0%

National Average
$22,000

▼5%

Skills That Affect Key Holder Salaries

Merchandising
▲22%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
▲19%


People Management
▲5%

Team Leadership
▲1%


Inventory Management
▼0%

National Average
$22,000

Sales
▼2%

▼3%

Customer Service
▼3%

Bilingual
▼22%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 159 votes.

Gender

Female
75 %
Male
25 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
63%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 35%
dental benefits
Dental: 28%
vision benefits
Vision: 25%
no benefits
None: 62%