Pest Control Services Branch Managers earn the highest median pay at $87K per year, followed by Service Managers (about $52K), Service Delivery Managers ($51K), and Pest Control Technicians ($31K). Outside Sales Representatives are among the lowest paid at a median salary of approximately $20K.
Years of Experience
Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of around $44K annually. The greater proportion of employees (39 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home median pay of $36K per year.
By state, Georgia offers the highest pay at $92K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
Pest Control Licenses earn approximately $85K per year, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. Terminix provides the highest financial reward to those with a Master of Science (MS) — these employees rake in about $56K annually.
In this position, it pays to have Operations Management in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of $88K per year. Customer Service is a popular skill among Terminix workers, with one in four of those surveyed reporting using it on the job. Other top skills include Sales Management, Customer Relations, and Microsoft Office.
Benefits and Perks
The company is somewhat lacking in the benefits department, and only 29 percent report compensation for sick days and vacation time. A 401(k) program is available, and one-half of workers use it to save for retirement. For a fair number of respondents, benefits include health insurance, and a majority of respondents get dental coverage, too. The company also dishes out perks such as company car / automobile, life insurance, a company cell phone, and relocation expenses.