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Exterminator Salary

Male Exterminators number significantly more than their female counterparts, and average earnings in this role come out to $12.31 per hour in the United States. Health benefits are not claimed by all — just under one in three lack any form of coverage — but the larger part have medical insurance, and nearly one-half have dental, too. Most people on this career path report moderate levels of job satisfaction. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$24,564 - $47,344
(Median)
$25K
$34K
$47K
MEDIAN: $33,629
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$9.66 - $17.71
(Median)
$9
$12
$18
MEDIAN: $12.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$24,564 - $47,344  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,178  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$20,813 - $41,448  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 38
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$9.66 - $17.71  
   
Overtime
$14.31 - $29.36  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,178  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$20,813 - $41,448  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 71

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Job Description for Exterminator

  • Develop one or more plans for pest removal and elimination.
  • Schedule and administrate regular pest-control visits, spraying exterior, checking traps, etc.
  • Inspect home for evidence of rodents, insects and other pests.

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Experience Affects Exterminator Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 12%

Experienced
up arrow 8%

National Average
$30,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 16 votes.

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
20%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 69% dental benefits Dental: 49%
vision benefits Vision: 34% employee benefits None: 30%
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