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How much does a Locksmith make in Illinois?

Average Locksmith Hourly Wage in Illinois

Locksmiths earn a median hourly wage of $18.90. Hourly wages typically start from $9.24 and go up to $29.89.

Average Locksmith Yearly Salary in Illinois

Locksmiths earn a median salary of $39,310 per year. Salaries typically start from $19,210 and go up to $62,160.

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Locksmith Earnings by Seniority

Top End Locksmith Earnings

The highest earning Locksmiths in Illinois earn:

$29.89
an hour
$62,160
per year
Senior Locksmith Earnings

Senior Locksmiths in Illinois earn:

$26.20
an hour
$54,500
per year
Experienced Locksmith Earnings

Experienced Locksmiths in Illinois earn:

$18.90
an hour
$39,310
per year
Junior Locksmith Earnings

Junior Locksmiths in Illinois earn:

$14.16
an hour
$29,450
per year
Starting Locksmith Earnings

Starting Locksmiths in Illinois earn:

$9.24
an hour
$19,210
per year

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

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Locksmith salary comparison

Locksmiths earn less than 53% percent of Services careers in Illinois. Locksmith salaries are in the bottom 67% of all careers in Illinois.

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Historical salary for Locksmiths in Illinois

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

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