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Locksmith

38

Statewide
Job Postings
362nd

Out of 439
Jobs In-Demand
310

Currently Employed
in Indiana
$13.99 - $24.25

Avg. Hourly Wage
Indiana
$14.63 - $25.15

Avg. Hourly Wage
USA
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Locksmith - Indiana Regions Overview:

The graph above shows that there were 38 job postings for the occupation of Locksmith in Indiana during 2013 and 2014. The vertical bar chart shows which regions had the most demand for Locksmith. These numbers represent current demand as advertised in online job postings and do not necessarily indicate projected job growth in the future. Nevertheless, these numbers are a valid barometer for gauging recent job demand statewide and regionally in Indiana.

What Locksmith Do:

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

Common Job Activities:

  • Cut new or duplicate keys, using keycutting machines.
  • 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.
  • Keep records of company locks and keys.
  • Set up and maintain master key systems.
  • Insert new or repaired tumblers into locks to change combinations.
  • Install door hardware such as locks and closers.
  • Open safe locks by drilling.
  • Move picklocks in cylinders to open door locks without keys.
  • Install alarm and electronic access systems.
  • Unlock cars and other vehicles.
  • Repair and adjust safes, vault doors, and vault components, using hand tools, lathes, drill presses, and welding and acetylene cutting apparatus.
  • Install safes, vault doors, and deposit boxes according to blueprints, using equipment such as powered drills, taps, dies, truck cranes, and dollies.
  • Remove interior and exterior finishes on safes and vaults, and spray on new finishes.

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