Locksmiths


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Locksmiths

Locksmiths - Employment & Outlook

The table below provides information about the number of workers in this occupation in various regions. It also provides information about the expected growth rate and future job openings.

Employment

About 17% of locksmiths are self-employed.

Major employers:

  • Locksmith shops
  • Security systems companies

Outlook

Demand for this occupation is declining. However, some demand may occur as the construction industry builds new homes and buildings.

Job openings will occur as locksmiths retire or leave this occupation.

Locksmiths (CIS 100118)

Location Employment & Growth >>>> Annual openings



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Illinois
826
Small
&
-8.5%
5.8%
>>>>
65
Very few
  Champaign Area
17
Very small
&
-17.6%
7.0%
>>>>
2
Very few
  Charleston-Effingham-Centralia Area
6
Very small
&
0.0%
5.0%
>>>>
0
None
  Cook County
492
Small
&
-6.9%
5.6%
>>>>
40
Few
  DeKalb-Elgin-Aurora Area
20
Very small
&
-20.0%
9.7%
>>>>
2
Very few
  Du Page County
88
Very small
&
-8.0%
5.4%
>>>>
7
Very few
  Kankakee-Morris-Pontiac Area
8
Very small
&
0.0%
5.2%
>>>>
0
None
  Lake County
18
Very small
&
-5.6%
8.6%
>>>>
2
Very few
  McHenry County
5
Very small
&
0.0%
6.8%
>>>>
0
None
  Mt Vernon-Marion-Carbondale Area
10
Very small
&
0.0%
6.8%
>>>>
0
None
  Northwest Illinois Area
5
Very small
&
0.0%
3.6%
>>>>
0
None
  Peoria-Bloomington Area
30
Very small
&
-10.0%
7.3%
>>>>
2
Very few
  Quincy-Macomb-Galesburg Area
7
Very small
&
-14.3%
4.3%
>>>>
0
None
  Rockford Area
18
Very small
&
-16.7%
7.6%
>>>>
2
Very few
  Springfield Area
20
Very small
&
-25.0%
4.7%
>>>>
2
Very few
  St Louis-Belleville Area
14
Very small
&
-14.3%
6.4%
>>>>
1
Very few
  Will County
17
Very small
&
-5.9%
9.1%
>>>>
2
Very few
United States
21,100
Very small
&
-7.6%
3.7%
>>>>
1,700
Very few
Source: Illinois Career Information System (CIS) brought to you by Illinois Department of Employment Security.