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Occupational Employment Statistics


DETAILED OCCUPATION DATA

49-9094 Locksmiths and Safe Repairers



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

Geography Click link for Career Profile EmploymentEmp SE*Percentiles
Mean10th25thMedian75th90th
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 7010$27.83/hr$16.94/hr$24.14/hr$30.40/hr$32.97/hr$34.83/hr


IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Trade, Transportation and UtilitiesN/AN/A
Professional and Business Services80$25.37/hr
Education and Health Services20$31.97/hr
Leisure and HospitalityN/AN/A
Public Administration10$30.26/hr
 
Geography Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Northeast Minnesota N/AN/AN/A
Rochester MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Northwest Minnesota N/AN/AN/A
Southwest Minnesota N/AN/AN/A
Duluth MN-WI MSA N/AN/AN/A
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
La Crosse WI-MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
St Cloud MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Northwest Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Southwest Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Southeast Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Southeast Minnesota 10$24.49/hr0.0%
Central Minnesota 20$27.40/hrN/A
Fargo ND-MN MSA 30$19.43/hrN/A
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 70$30.40/hr-0.8%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 80$30.40/hrN/A
Minnesota 120$30.25/hr0.7%


Occupations Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change -
Bicycle Repairers 290$16.26/hrN/A
Outdoor Power Equipment and Other Small Engine Mechanics 680$20.03/hr2.7%
Coin, Vending, and Amusement Machine Servicers and Repairers 550$22.89/hr-1.2%


  • Move picklocks in cylinders to open door locks without keys.
  • Open safe locks by drilling.
  • Repair and adjust safes, vault doors, and vault components, using hand tools, lathes, drill presses, and welding and acetylene cutting apparatus.
  • Cut new or duplicate keys, using impressions or code key machines.
  • Disassemble mechanical or electrical locking devices, and repair or replace worn tumblers, springs, and other parts, using hand tools.
  • Cut new or duplicate keys, using key cutting machines.
  • Install door hardware, such as locks and closers.
  • Insert new or repaired tumblers into locks to change combinations.
  • Cut new or duplicate keys, using key cutting machines.
  • Install door hardware, such as locks and closers.