Average Gunsmith Hourly Pay

Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)

The average hourly pay for a Gunsmith is $17.18 in 2023

Hourly Rate
$13 - $25
$251 - $10k
Profit Sharing
$300 - $3k
$0 - $10k
Total Pay
$27k - $60k
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What Do Gunsmiths Do?

Gunsmith Tasks
  • Inspect, clean, diagnose and maintain small arms weapons.
  • Perform repairs and upgrade weapons.
  • Train users on weapon handling, maintenance and firing.
  • Maintain inventory of current weapons, ammunition, parts, tools, cleaning equipment and other items.
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3.9 out of 5
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FAQs About Gunsmiths

What is the highest pay for Gunsmiths?

Our data indicates that the highest pay for a Gunsmith is $25.04 / hour

What is the lowest pay for Gunsmiths?

Our data indicates that the lowest pay for a Gunsmith is $12.54 / hour

How can Gunsmiths increase their salary?

Increasing your pay as a Gunsmith is possible in different ways. Change of employer: Consider a career move to a new employer that is willing to pay higher for your skills. Level of Education: Gaining advanced degrees may allow this role to increase their income potential and qualify for promotions. Managing Experience: If you are a Gunsmith that oversees more junior Gunsmiths, this experience can increase the likelihood to earn more.