Average Locksmith Hourly Pay in Houston, Texas

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The average hourly pay for a Locksmith in Houston, Texas is $16.48.
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Hourly Rate
$12 - $25
Total Pay
$25,301 - $55,171

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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 $12.50 based on 5 salaries. An experienced Locksmith with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $0.00 based on 5 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $22.
Employees with Locksmith in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 21.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Boston, Massachusetts (15.3% more) and Dallas, Texas (12.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Orlando, Florida (8.1% less) and Chicago, Illinois (1.3% less).

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