Career Outlook for Locksmiths and Safe Repairers

Also known as:  Key Maker, Keysmith, Lock Expert, Lock Fitter, Lock Setter, Lock Technician, Locksmith, Safe and Vault Installer, Safe and Vault Mechanic
The overall job outlook for Locksmith or Safe Repairer careers has been relatively unchanged since 2004. Vacancies for this career have slightly decreased by 1.99 percent nationwide in that time, with an average decline of -0.33 percent per year. Demand for Locksmiths and Safe Repairers is expected to go up, with an expected 8,950 new jobs filled by 2018. This represents an annual increase of 7.06 percent over the next few years.
There are currently more Locksmiths and Safe Repairers in the following states
California 2,130
Florida 1,200
Texas 1,180
New York 950
Illinois 650
Ohio 500
Pennsylvania 500
The states below have the least number of filled positions for Locksmiths and Safe Repairers
West Virginia 60
New Hampshire 60
District of Columbia 70
Idaho 70
Rhode Island 70
Maine 100
New Mexico 110