Locksmiths and Safe Repairers

General Information

Description

Repair and open locks, make keys, change locks and safe combinations, and install and repair safes.

Business Breakdown

People in this career work in these sectors.

  1. Private, for profit55.56%
  2. Self-employed25.17%
  3. State and local government10.84%
  4. Private, not for profit5.55%
  5. Federal government2.70%

Workplace at a Glance

What you can expect to experience while on the job

  • Responsibility
  • Exposure to job hazards
  • Physical activity
  • Decision making
  • Repetitiveness
  • Level of competition
  • Time pressure
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Salary

Average Salary

Salary

$43,690

State-by-state Salary

Gray states indicate no data available

$67,230
$30,030
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Education

Most Common Education Levels

People in this career achieve this level of education.

  • High school 65%
  • Post-secondary certificate 30%
  • Some college 5%
  • Master's degree 0%
  • Doctoral degree 0%
  • Bachelor's degree 0%
  • Associate's degree 0%
  • Post baccalaureate 0%
  • Less than high school 0%
  • Post-doctoral training 0%
  • Post-master's certificate 0%
  • First professional degree 0%

Knowledge

  • Mechanical
  • Customer and Personal Service
  • Public Safety and Security
  • Sales and Marketing
  • Education and Training

Skills at a Glance

Skills helpful in this career

  • Verbal skills
  • Critical thinking & problem solving
  • Equipment operation & maintenance
  • Math & science skills
  • Technology design & control
  • Leadership
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