Pest Control Services Branch Managers represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at approximately $87K per year — though Service Delivery Managers, Service Managers, and Pest Control Technicians also do fairly well at $51K, around $44K, and $31K, respectively. Outside Sales Representatives are among the lowest paid at a median salary of $20K.
Residents of Atlanta, Ga. pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is about $92K annually; other top-paying cities include Columbia, S.C. ($75K) and Austin, Texas (approximately $28K). Within the firm, employees working in Georgia take home the most — around $92K per year on average.
Years of Experience
Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of $42K annually. The largest fraction of Terminix people (39 percent) have been working for one to four years and earn about $36K per year on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Pest Control Licenses have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at $73K annually. On average, salaries rise to around $62K per year for accredited Pesticide Applicator Licenses. The highest-paying degree here is a Master of Science (MS); Terminix awards $56K to these degree-holders.
The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Operations Management; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of $87K annually. One of the more prevalent skills at Terminix is Customer Service, with slightly less than a third considering it a key competency. Employees also tend to round out their skills sets with Customer Relations, Sales Management, and Account Sales.
With a more than 3 to 1 male-to-female ratio, men represent the better half of Terminix's employees who responded to the survey.
Benefits and Perks
A lucky few (a quarter of survey participants) are fortunate enough to be compensated for both vacation and sick time. A little more than half of workers participate in a 401(k) program. Health insurance comes as part of the deal for a solid majority of respondents, and the larger part of workers report receiving dental coverage as well. Terminix folks also make good use of company car / automobile, life insurance, a company cell phone, and tuition reimbursement.