Locksmith Salary

A Locksmith earns an average wage of $16.55 per hour. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Window or Door Installation, Automotive, and Locksmith.
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$24,302 - $57,823
$24K
$40K
$58K
MEDIAN: $39,550
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$10.37 - $25.06
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$17
$25
MEDIAN: $16.75
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$24,302 - $57,823  
   
Bonus
$302.01 - $4,122  
Commission
$387.83 - $8,243  
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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$23,350 - $56,072  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 115
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$10.37 - $25.06  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.38  
Overtime
$15.91 - $39.05  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$302.01 - $4,122  
   
Commission
$387.83 - $8,243  
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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$23,350 - $56,072  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 376

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Job Description for Locksmith

A locksmith works with locks, keys and other security measures. Tasks commonly performed by locksmiths include installing and repairing locks for customers, and cutting and copying keys for their use; they may also help provide access to an owner that is accidentally locked out of a residence or vehicle.

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Locksmith Tasks

  • Select, install, and update locks and related hardware.
  • Disassemble, repair, and troubleshoot problems with locks.
  • Maintain equipment, including master keys, inventory, parts, warrantees, and records.
  • Analyze site to identify security measures for doors, windows, and other points of access.

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Pay by Experience Level for Locksmith

Pay by Experience for a Locksmith has a positive trend. An entry-level Locksmith with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $31,000 based on 211 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Locksmith with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 119 salaries. An experienced Locksmith which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 141 salaries. A Locksmith with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $45,000 based on 99 salaries.

Locksmith Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Locksmith?

Locksmith in Phoenix:
"Learning new things daily."
Pros: I enjoy everything about being a locksmith, securing ones house and making them feel safe.
Cons: Not enough work to live.

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Key Stats for Locksmith

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 69 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
22%
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Experience Affects Locksmith Salaries

Late-Career
▲21%

Experienced
▲10%

Mid-Career
▲7%

National Average
$37,000

▼16%

Skills That Affect Locksmith Salaries

Window or Door Installation
▲30%

Automotive
▲17%

Locksmith
▲12%

National Average
$37,000


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 69 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 56%
dental benefits
Dental: 34%
vision benefits
Vision: 30%
no benefits
None: 42%
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