Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
The average hourly pay for a Locksmith is $19.72
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Locksmiths?
An entry-level Locksmith with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $13.82 based on 21 salaries. An early career Locksmith with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $16.77 based on 135 salaries. A mid-career Locksmith …Read more
What Do Locksmiths Do?
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.
One of the locksmith's main roles is repairing existing locks or installing new ones. They inspect existing locks to be repaired and offer an estimate based on labor time and any parts needed. …Read more
- 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.