Exterminator Salary (United States)

The average pay for an Exterminator is $12.20 per hour. For the first five to ten years in this position, wages increase sharply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.
Exterminator Salary (?
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$24,479 - $49,316
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $35,340
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Exterminator Salary (?
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$9.70 - $17.62
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $12.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$24,479 - $49,316  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,171  
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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$20,750 - $40,876  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 28
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$9.70 - $17.62  
   
Overtime
$14.65 - $23.89  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,171  
   
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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$20,750 - $40,876  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 66
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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

Experienced
up arrow 26%
Mid-Career
up arrow 22%
National Average
$30,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

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Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5 based on 14 votes.

Gender

Female
5%
female alumni
 
Male
95%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
19%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 62% dental benefits Dental: 46%
vision benefits Vision: 28% employee benefits None: 35%