Locksmiths & safe repairers

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Total Workforce
27.4k
Average Age
46
Average Salary
$47,686
Average Male Salary
$48,470
Average Female Salary
$32,647

About

Locksmiths & safe repairers are most often employed by the Investigation & security services industry. The average yearly wage for Locksmiths & safe repairers was $47,686 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Locksmiths & safe repairers by wage are Engine & other machine assemblers, Entertainers & performers, sports & related workers, all other, and Miscellaneous community & social service specialists, including health educators & community health workers.

The top 3 locations that employ the most Locksmiths & safe repairers are . The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Locksmiths & safe repairers are .

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Locksmiths & safe repairers and on wages and locations for those in the field. Investigation & security services is the industry that employs the most Locksmiths & safe repairers, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Locksmiths & safe repairers, by average wage, is Justice, public order, & safety activities . Locksmiths & safe repairers are paid most in false but are relatively concentrated in false.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$47,686
AVERAGE SALARY
± $5,157

In 2018, Locksmiths & safe repairers earned an average of $47,686, $6,203 less than than the average national salary of $53,888.

Engine & other machine assemblers make somewhat more than Locksmiths & safe repairers while Entertainers & performers, sports & related workers, all other make somewhat less. This chart shows the various occupations closest to Locksmiths & safe repairers as measured by average annual salary in the US.

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Wage Distribution

0.248
WAGE GINI

In 2018, Locksmiths & safe repairers had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.248, which is lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly for Locksmiths & safe repairers (shown in red) than for the overall labor force (shown in gray).

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Wage by Location

This map shows the Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States shaded by average annual wage for Locksmiths & safe repairers.

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Spatial Concentration

This map displays which Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States have a relatively high population of Locksmiths & safe repairers.

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Industries

Most Common

The most common industries employing Locksmiths & safe repairers, by number of employees, are Investigation & security services, Elementary & secondary schools, and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges.

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Industries by Share

27.4k
2018 Workforce
± 4,065
21.5%
1 YEAR GROWTH
± 18.2%

The number of people employed as Locksmiths & safe repairers has been growing at a rate of 21.5%, from 22,566 people in 2017 to 27,421 people in 2018.

This graphic shows the share of Locksmiths & safe repairers employed by various industries. Investigation & security services employs the largest share of Locksmiths & safe repairers at  64.1%, followed by Elementary & secondary schools with 5.61% and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges with 4.74%.

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Diversity

Demographic information on Locksmiths & safe repairers in the US. The average age of male Locksmiths & safe repairers in the workforce is 46.3 and of female Locksmiths & safe repairers is 41.2, and the most common race/ethnicity for Locksmiths & safe repairers is White (Non-Hispanic).

Gender Composition

26.1k
MALE WORKFORCE
± 3,963
1.36k
FEMALE WORKFORCE
± 905

95% of Locksmiths & safe repairers are Male, making them the more common gender in the occupation. This chart shows the gender breakdown of Locksmiths & safe repairers.

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Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity of Locksmiths & safe repairers
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
  2. White (Hispanic)
  3. Black (Non-Hispanic)

72.2% of Locksmiths & safe repairers are White (Non-Hispanic), making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 12.8% of Locksmiths & safe repairers, White (Hispanic) is the second most common race or ethnicity in this occupation. This chart shows the racial and ethnic breakdown of Locksmiths & safe repairers.

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Age by Gender

46.3
AVERAGE MALE AGE
± 2.07
41.2
AVERAGE FEMALE AGE
± 8.15

The median age of Locksmiths & safe repairers is 46, and Male employees are generally 5.08 years older than than their Female counterparts.

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Education

Data on higher education choices for Locksmiths & safe repairers from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Locksmiths & safe repairers is Business but a relatively high number of Locksmiths & safe repairers hold a major in Business.

Majors

ACS PUMS data only shows the major for bachelor's degree-majorss. However, we can filter the data based on highest degree-majors obtained.
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Skills

Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for Locksmiths & safe repairers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Locksmiths & safe repairers need many skills, but most especially Repairing, Critical Thinking, and Quality Control Analysis. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Locksmiths & safe repairers need more than the average amount of Installation, Repairing, and Equipment Maintenance.

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