Locksmiths and Safe Repairers (49-9094)

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

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Employment and Job Openings   (click here for the 10-year forecast)

  Employment Average annual openings
  2014 estimate2024 projectionPercent change GrowthReplacementTotal
Alaska 6771 6.00 44
United States 20,90017,800 -14.80 1,0701,070

Job outlook

  • Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is low with low employment opportunities. Read more.


2017 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 20.5411.0314.59 19.5625.8230.70
Alaska 32.8822.7930.73 34.0637.5639.68
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 32.5921.8131.23 33.9437.3539.39

Labor Force Indicators

2016 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
342 5.937.5 37.5
2016 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation10
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation3
UI claimants previously working in occupation1
2016 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 18
Number of job position postings 1
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 18.0

Typical Entry-level Education, Experience, and/or On-the-job Training

Education: High school diploma or equivalent Work experience: None On-the-job training: Long-term on-the-job training