A Pest Control Technician earns an average salary of $32,333 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. A skill in Microsoft Word is associated with high pay for this job.
Pest Control Technician Total Pay (?
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$22,949 - $47,878
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MEDIAN: $32,332
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Pest Control Technician Total Pay (?
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$9.87 - $19.25
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National Salary Data

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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$22,949 - $47,878  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,517  
Profit Sharing
$100.67 - $20,426  
Commission
$604 - $15,205  
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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$22,205 - $48,604  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 24 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 495
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$9.87 - $19.25  
   
Overtime
$12.60 - $31.12  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,517  
   
Commission
$604 - $15,205  
Profit Sharing
$100.67 - $20,426  
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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$22,205 - $48,604  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 24 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 495
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Job Description for Pest Control Technician
Pest control technicians are responsible for deploying a variety of methods to eliminate pest problems for their clients. In addition, they manage a daily work schedule to ensure completion of required company objectives and follow strict health regulations to avoid contamination. Additionally, technicians perform control applications, follow up to measure effectiveness, and perform outside sales duties as requested. Pest control technicians also support office and field staff as needed, as well as work in a team setting with other technicians; however, technicians must be able to perform effectively on their own with minimal supervision.
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Pest Control Technician Tasks
  • 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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Pay Difference By Location
San Diego
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Atlanta
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$31,000
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Experience Affects Pest Control Technician Salaries

Late-Career
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National Average
$31,000

Skills That Affect Pest Control Technician Salaries

Microsoft Excel
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Customer Service
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National Average
$31,000
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Gender
Female
3%
female alumni
 
Male
97%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
7%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 61% dental benefits Dental: 44%
vision benefits Vision: 33% employee benefits None: 36%
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