The average pay for an Exterminator is $12.52 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 Total Pay (?
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$24,429 - $49,493
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MEDIAN: $34,514
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Exterminator Total Pay (?
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$9.66 - $18.15
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MEDIAN: $12.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$24,429 - $49,493  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,189  
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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$20,770 - $42,611  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 24 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 86
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$9.66 - $18.15  
   
Overtime
$14.59 - $23.67  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,189  
   
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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$20,770 - $42,611  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 24 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 86
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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 23%
Experienced
up arrow 22%
National Average
$30,000
Entry-Level
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Gender
Female
3%
female alumni
 
Male
97%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
3%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 64% dental benefits Dental: 44%
vision benefits Vision: 29% employee benefits None: 34%
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