Average Locksmith Hourly Pay in Chicago, Illinois

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The average hourly pay for a Locksmith in Chicago, Illinois is $16.27.
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Hourly Rate
$10 - $39
$0 - $2,100
Total Pay
$21,283 - $73,288

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Job Description for Locksmith

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.

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Pay by Experience Level for Locksmith

An early career Locksmith with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $13.00 based on 5 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $30.
Employees with Locksmith in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 22.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Boston, Massachusetts (16.8% more) and Dallas, Texas (13.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Orlando, Florida (6.9% less).

Years of Experience

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