Pest Control Technician Salary (United States)

A Pest Control Technician earns an average salary of $31,936 per year. A skill in Microsoft Word is associated with high pay for this job. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases modestly, 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 field.
Pest Control Technician Salary (?
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$22,347 - $47,855
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MEDIAN: $31,935
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Pest Control Technician Salary (?
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$9.84 - $19.08
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National Salary Data

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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$22,347 - $47,855  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,005  
Profit Sharing
$99.33 - $19,574  
Commission
$515 - $24,468  
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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$21,796 - $48,394  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 290
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$9.84 - $19.08  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.36 - $1.34  
Overtime
$12.26 - $30.57  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,005  
   
Commission
$515 - $24,468  
Profit Sharing
$99.33 - $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).
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$21,796 - $48,394  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 274
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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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Los Angeles
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Fort Lauderdale
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Houston
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Atlanta
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National Average
$31,000
Orlando
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Tampa
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Experience Affects Pest Control Technician Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 14%
Experienced
up arrow 11%
National Average
$31,000

Skills That Affect Pest Control Technician Salaries

Microsoft Word
up arrow 10%
Microsoft Excel
up arrow 9%
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Customer Service
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National Average
$31,000

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
4%
female alumni
 
Male
96%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 60% dental benefits Dental: 43%
vision benefits Vision: 32% employee benefits None: 37%
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