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Pest Control Technician Salary

The average wage for a Pest Control Technician is $13.56 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$22,169 - $48,078
(Median)
$22K
$32K
$48K
MEDIAN: $31,925
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90%

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$9.85 - $19.46
(Median)
$9
$14
$19
MEDIAN: $13.00
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$22,169 - $48,078  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,122  
Profit Sharing
$98.99 - $2,020  
Commission
$408.51 - $19,574  
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).
)
$21,972 - $48,327  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 375
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$9.85 - $19.46  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.23 - $1.25  
Overtime
$12.14 - $30.65  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,122  
   
Commission
$408.51 - $19,574  
Profit Sharing
$98.99 - $2,020  
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).
)
$21,972 - $48,327  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 378
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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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Experience Affects Pest Control Technician Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 12%

Late-Career
up arrow 11%


National Average
$32,000


Skills That Affect Pest Control Technician Salaries

Microsoft Word
up arrow 9%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 8%

up arrow 6%

Customer Service
up arrow 2%

National Average
$32,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 132 votes.

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 59% dental benefits Dental: 41%
vision benefits Vision: 31% employee benefits None: 38%
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