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Locksmith Salary (United States)

A Locksmith earns an average wage of $16.20 per hour. Experience has a moderate effect on salary for this job.
Locksmith Salary (?
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$23,135 - $58,741
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $36,699
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Locksmith Salary (?
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$10.05 - $25.49
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MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$23,135 - $58,741  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,522  
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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$21,599 - $56,085  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 142
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$10.05 - $25.49  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.24 - $2.46  
Overtime
$15.38 - $38.80  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,522  
   
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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$21,599 - $56,085  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 320
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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.

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Pay by Experience Level for Locksmith

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference By Location

New York
up arrow 36%
Seattle
up arrow 26%
Los Angeles
up arrow 20%
Dallas
up arrow 13%
National Average
$36,000
Denver
up arrow 9%
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Experience Affects Locksmith Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 27%
Experienced
up arrow 13%
Mid-Career
up arrow 1%
National Average
$36,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 16%

Job Satisfaction

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Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5 based on 52 votes.

Gender

Female
7%
female alumni
 
Male
93%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 63% dental benefits Dental: 39%
vision benefits Vision: 23% employee benefits None: 36%