$40,023
Avg. Salary
$17.19
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

$1,028

Profit Sharing

$5,000

Commission

$4,943

The average pay for a Locksmith is $17.19 per hour.

The average pay for a Locksmith is $40,023 per year.

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$27
90%
MEDIAN $17
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MEDIAN $40,023
$25,505 - $60,452
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MEDIAN: $40,023
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$10.76 - $26.66
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$0$60K
Salary $25,505 - $60,452
Bonus $297 - $5,980
Profit Sharing $5,000
Commission $450 - $15,476
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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$24,112 - $59,380
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Nov 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 233
Hourly Data $0$40
Hourly Rate $10.76 - $26.66
Hourly Tips $0.06 - $1.99
Overtime $16.47 - $40.89
Annual Data $0$59K
Bonus $297 - $5,980
Commission $450 - $15,476
Profit Sharing $5,000
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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$24,112 - $59,380
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Nov 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 659

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.

Common Career Paths for Locksmith


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Locksmith Job Listings

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 Knoxville, Tennessee:
"Great."
Pros: I know the area
Cons: Traffic

Locksmith in Lewisville:
"Raise the Bar."
Always use correct tools and parts. Nothing short of perfect will do. Never hesitate to ask for advice from other, more experienced locksmiths. Remember this is a service, so serve like lives depend on the excellence of your work!

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.

Locksmith in Portland:
"Troubleshooting."
Pros: Every day is different.
Cons: Very busy.

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Key Stats for Locksmith

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 145 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
23%

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Experience Affects Locksmith Salaries

Late-Career
▲17%

Experienced
▲7%

Mid-Career
▲4%

National Average
$38,000

▼19%

Skills That Affect Locksmith Salaries

Window or Door Installation
▲26%

Automotive
▲14%

Locksmith
▲8%

National Average
$38,000


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 145 votes.

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
23%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 60%
dental benefits
Dental: 37%
vision benefits
Vision: 32%
no benefits
None: 39%