Pest Control Technician Salary

The average wage for a Pest Control Technician is $14.44 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$23,212 - $52,402
$23K
$34K
$52K
MEDIAN: $34,001
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$10.38 - $18.50
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MEDIAN: $14.44
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$23,212 - $52,402  
   
Bonus
$275.00 - $18,500  
Profit Sharing
$950  
Commission
$405.47 - $13,809  
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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$22,946 - $49,294  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 404
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$10.38 - $18.50  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.29  
Overtime
$14.84 - $29.11  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$275.00 - $18,500  
   
Commission
$405.47 - $13,809  
Profit Sharing
$950  
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).
)
$22,946 - $49,294  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 526
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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

  • Inspect home for evidence of rodents, insects and other pests.
  • Schedule and administrate regular pest-control visits, spraying exterior, checking traps, etc.
  • Develop one or more plans for pest removal and elimination.

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Pest Control Technician Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Pest Control Technician?

Pest Control Technician in Austin:
`"$Hot in the summer and cold in the winter."`
Pros: Use electronic devices ..provide assistance with pest control issues for customers.
Cons: Crawlspace and small attic spaces.

Pest Control Technician in LaFargeville:
`"$Fun people a lot of opportunities."`
Pros: Company truck. Bonuses all the overtime I want. Constant raises. Great coworkers and supervisors.
Cons: Work slows down during winter.

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Key Stats for Pest Control Technician

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 131 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
5%
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Experience Affects Pest Control Technician Salaries

▲35%

▲14%

▲11%

National Average
$33,000

▼6%

Skills That Affect Pest Control Technician Salaries


Microsoft Excel
▲3%

▲2%

National Average
$33,000


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 131 votes.

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Years of Experience

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

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 56%
dental benefits
Dental: 41%
vision benefits
Vision: 31%
dental benefits
None: 41%
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