The average rate for a Locksmith is $15.78 per hour.
Locksmith Total Pay (?
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$21,661 - $57,590
(Median)
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36K
47K
58K
MEDIAN: $36,161
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Locksmith Total Pay (?
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$9.97 - $25.97
(Median)
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26
MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$21,661 - $57,590  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,461  
Commission
$0.00 - $6,104  
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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$21,249 - $56,809  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 452
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$9.97 - $25.97  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00 - $12.42  
Overtime
$14.83 - $37.52  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,461  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $6,104  
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).
)
$21,249 - $56,809  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 452
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Job Description for Locksmith
A locksmith is an expert in doors, keys and entryways. Duties may include tasks such as replacing doorknob kits, installing doors, screens, or windows, changing locks, and setting up accessibility. Locksmiths they work on more than just houses; they may be working with keys on a car, filing cabinets, fire safes, security gates or anything else that requires physical access.
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Locksmith Tasks
  • Maintain equipment, including master keys, inventory, parts, warrantees, and records.
  • Analyze site to identify security measures for doors, windows, and other points of access.
  • Select, install, and update locks and related hardware.
  • Disassemble, repair, and troubleshoot problems with locks.
Pay by Experience Level for Locksmith
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Pay Difference By Location
Los Angeles
up arrow 19%
Dallas
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National Average
$35,000
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Experience Affects Locksmith Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 28%
Experienced
up arrow 17%
National Average
$35,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 2%
Entry-Level
up arrow 16%
Job Satisfaction
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Gender
Female
8%
female alumni
 
Male
92%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
21%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 61% dental benefits Dental: 41%
vision benefits Vision: 24% employee benefits None: 38%
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