Locksmith Salary and Careers

Why ICS Canada?

  • DEAC Accredited
  • Self-Paced
  • Supportive
  • Low monthly payments

Career Information

ICS Canada can help you take the next step on your career path. You will even learn about starting a small business during the locksmithing program. There are many career opportunities for professional locksmiths, including:

  • Security consultant
  • Installer for hotels, banks, hospitals, government agencies, or prisons
  • Manufacturer’s representative
  • Safe or vault technician
  • Your own locksmithing business

How much do locksmiths make?
The average salary for locksmiths and safe repairers is $37,856.¹

ICS Canada’s Career Services

Career Cruising

We’ve partnered with the career development expert, Career Cruising, to help Locksmithing students like you do more with the skills that you have. You’ll get more than just job listings and resume tips. As soon as you enrol, you’ll get advice from real career experts, take quizzes to help you make choices, and create a customized profile online to capture your progress. We know that you want more than just a career diploma. Start using our career resources as soon as you enrol, and get a head start on your career. Our career tools include:

  • Lifetime Portfolio. Set up your own career portfolio that displays your skills. Store everything you're working on, including your assessments and resume.
  • Career Snapshots. Access to real-world overviews of careers, insight into the responsibilities asked of you, potential earnings, and a pathway on moving up in certain fields.
  • Employment Guide. This guide can help you prepare for your career, and includes useful tips for job hunting, interview do's and don'ts, and on-the-job success factors.
  • Resume Builder. You don't need to start with a blank sheet of paper. This feature divides your resume into manageable components, and provides helpful guidelines, samples, and suggestions.
  • Local Job Postings. With a comprehensive job database, your next step is to find businesses that are hiring.

Find the career resources that can help you on your journey. Contact us today to learn more about our career services department.

¹ Salary statistics are as reported by the Labour Force Survey for 2012-2013 and are based on the average high salary for all Canadian provinces. These statistics are not a guarantee of post-graduation salary or job outlook because these statistics are general averages, and don’t take into account other employment factors and can vary by specific geographic location. In order to further enhance your performance in this field, ICS Canada has researched and recommended specific practical activities designed to complement your coursework. To ensure that you acquire the manual skills which are important in this program area, we encourage you to follow all of the course instruction.