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Exterminator Salary

Very much a male-dominated career in the United States, Exterminators earn an average of $12.33 per hour. Though the majority of Exterminators do not report high levels of job satisfaction, most are moderately content with their role. While some workers in this profession — roughly one in three — do not have any health coverage, more than half do receive medical benefits and a little less than one-half have dental insurance. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$24,525 - $42,654
(Median)
$25K
$33K
$43K
MEDIAN: $33,378
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$9.65 - $17.78
(Median)
$9
$12
$18
MEDIAN: $12.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$15K$30K$45K
Salary
$24,525 - $42,654  
   
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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$20,829 - $40,835  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 37
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$9.65 - $17.78  
   
Overtime
$14.62 - $29.80  
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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$20,829 - $40,835  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 68

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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 14%

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
43%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 65% dental benefits Dental: 46%
vision benefits Vision: 32% employee benefits None: 34%