The average hourly pay for a Pest Control Technician in Australia is AU$24.13.
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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…Read more
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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Pay by Experience Level for Pest Control Technician
An entry-level Pest Control Technician with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$21.87 based on 8 salaries. An early career Pest Control Technician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$22.38 based on 80 salaries. A mid-career Pest Control Technician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$24.71 based on 52 salaries. An experienced Pest Control Technician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$25.29 based on 49 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$27.
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Employees with Pest Control Technician in their job title in Brisbane, Queensland earn an average of 9.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Sydney, New South Wales (0.9% more) and Melbourne, Victoria (0.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Perth, Western Australia (13.0% less), Newcastle, New South Wales (4.9% less) and Gold Coast, Queensland (0.7% less).
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