Pest Control Services Branch Managers earn the highest median pay at approximately $87K annually, followed by Service Delivery Managers ($51K), Service Managers ($44K), and Pest Control Technicians (around $33K). Financial compensation for Outside Sales Representatives is rather low — on average only $20K — relative to the rest of the company.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $92K per year) can be spotted in Atlanta, Ga.; Columbia, S.C. ($57K), the company's headquarter city of Memphis, Tenn. (around $51K), and Asheville, N.C. (about $32K) are the next top-paying cities. At $28K, Austin, Texas is home to some of the lowest pay in the country. By state, Terminix employees make the most in Georgia, earning $92K annually on average.
Years of Experience
Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of approximately $42K per year. The greater proportion of employees (38 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home median pay of around $37K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
Pest Control Licenses are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to about $85K per year. Earning a Pesticide Applicator License certification garners significant financial rewards of $62K annually on average. Employees who have a B.A. in Bachelor of Arts (BA) make the most here, hauling in $55K per year.
When it comes to skills, employees who report Operations Management among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of approximately $87K annually. A relatively widespread skill at Terminix is Customer Service; one in three of employees use it for work. Other top skills include Customer Relations, Sales Management, and People Management.
Benefits and Perks
The company pays out both vacation time and sick leave for only one in four employees. About one-half participate in a 401(k) program. A solid majority of employees have health insurance, and benefits for a fair number of survey participants also include dental insurance. The company also dishes out perks such as company car / automobile, a subsidized cell phone, life insurance, and stock options.