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

  Average 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.


2015 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 19.8410.9514.48 18.8324.4629.73

Labor Force Indicators

2015 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
445 11.436.6 36.6
2015 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation8
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation2
UI claimants previously working in occupation1
2015 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 25
Number of job position postings 4
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 6.2

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