Locksmith Salary

Men make up the majority of Locksmiths in the United States, and the nationwide average salary in this area lies in the neighborhood of $16.35 per hour. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by tenure. While over a third report receiving no health benefits, the greater part do receive medical coverage, and approximately two in five have dental, as well. Most Locksmiths like their work and job satisfaction is high. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$23,823 - $57,889
(Median)
$24K
$36K
$58K
MEDIAN: $36,166
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$10.06 - $25.63
(Median)
$10
$16
$26
MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$23,823 - $57,889  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,540  
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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$21,637 - $56,381  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 163
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$10.06 - $25.63  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.24 - $2.46  
Overtime
$16.08 - $39.62  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,540  
   
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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$21,637 - $56,381  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 364
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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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Locksmiths who responded to the survey indicated only a few skills that they use on the job. Locksmith and Customer Service are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Customer Service and Locksmith.

Pay by Experience Level for Locksmith

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


Locksmiths with a lot of experience do not necessarily enjoy more money. Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $30K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $37K. Locksmiths see a median salary of $40K after reaching one to two decades on the job. As Locksmiths reach more than two decades on the job, compensation remains commensurate with experience; the average pay in this group is $45K.

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Experience Affects Locksmith Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 25%

Experienced
up arrow 13%

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

National Average
$36,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 16%

Skills That Affect Locksmith Salaries

National Average
$36,000

Locksmith
up arrow 10%

Customer Service
up arrow 16%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 59 votes.

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
24%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 63% dental benefits Dental: 39%
vision benefits Vision: 26% employee benefits None: 36%
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