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Locksmiths install, maintain and replace locks, keys, safes, electronic locking devices and access control systems for buildings and vehicles. They may also install and repair security systems.


Locksmiths with one to three years' experience usually earn

$17-$25 per hour

Qualified locksmiths with more than three years’ experience usually earn

$25-$29 per hour

Source: Beveridge Locksmiths, 2018.

Job opportunities

Chances of getting a job as a locksmith are average due to stable numbers of people in the role.
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Locksmiths install and repair locks for buildings and vehicles

Last updated 3 July 2018