For those looking for a great career and one where you can own your own business then a locksmith career might just be the right career for you. Most locksmiths focus on home and car locks however some decide to go into safes and specialized locks. Business owners can sometime install very advanced locks and when things go wrong and keys are lost it will be up to you to be able to open them.
Types of Locksmiths
During your training you’ll learn about the history of locks, how to identify the different types of locks and installation methods and then move into home, master key systems and high end security systems. Most states do require you to become licensed since you’ll be helping business and home owners break into their own property.
The locksmith industry is expected to grow over the next few years by 7%. The average locksmith makes $37,000 per year. Those who own their own business and specialize in a particular kind of lock can earn more. Start your research now by finding a locksmith school online or near you.
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