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How much does a Locksmith make in California?

Average Locksmith Hourly Wage in California

Locksmiths earn a median hourly wage of $23.72. Hourly wages typically start from $15.11 and go up to $34.67.

Average Locksmith Yearly Salary in California

Locksmiths earn a median salary of $49,330 per year. Salaries typically start from $31,430 and go up to $72,100.

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Locksmith Earnings by Seniority

Top End Locksmith Earnings

The highest earning Locksmiths in California earn:

$34.67
an hour
$72,100
per year
Senior Locksmith Earnings

Senior Locksmiths in California earn:

$28.55
an hour
$59,390
per year
Experienced Locksmith Earnings

Experienced Locksmiths in California earn:

$23.72
an hour
$49,330
per year
Junior Locksmith Earnings

Junior Locksmiths in California earn:

$19.52
an hour
$40,600
per year
Starting Locksmith Earnings

Starting Locksmiths in California earn:

$15.11
an hour
$31,430
per year

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

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Locksmith salary comparison

Historical salary for Locksmiths in California

Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics

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