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.

$23,646 - $52,843
$24K
$35K
$53K
MEDIAN: $35,231
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50%
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$10.61 - $19.24
$11
$14
$19
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$0$52K
Salary $23,646 - $52,843
Bonus $290.87 - $9,274
Profit Sharing $1,250
Commission $293.61 - $15,101
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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$23,345 - $49,586
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 424
Hourly Data $0$29
Hourly Rate $10.61 - $19.24
Hourly Tips $0.00 - $1.29
Overtime $15.25 - $29.29
Annual Data $0$49K
Bonus $290.87 - $9,274
Commission $293.61 - $15,101
Profit Sharing $1,250
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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$23,345 - $49,586
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 556

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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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Pay by Experience Level for Pest Control Technician

Pay by Experience for a Pest Control Technician has a positive trend. An entry-level Pest Control Technician with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $31,000 based on 606 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Pest Control Technician with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $37,000 based on 229 salaries. An experienced Pest Control Technician which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $37,000 based on 195 salaries. A Pest Control Technician with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $44,000 based on 49 salaries.

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 Jefferson:
Pros: The people I work for.
Cons: Does not pay enough.

Pest Control Technician in Modesto:
"Stress, long hours, Low pay."
Pros: Flexibility.
Cons: Stress, long hours.

Pest Control Technician in Lynnwood:
"Worst career decision."
Pros: The company gave us gas cards and let's us park the work truck at home.
Cons: Scheduled out for more than 8 hours on a typical day. No control over the areas you work. Frequently having to correct customers about how our services work and what we legally can do. The territories you work can change without your requests being considered. Can be scheduled with too little drive time to make your next stop on time. The company doesn't want to pay employees for re-services. The office doesn't hold a back stock of products, so it's often that you could run out of supplies that you need. High stress to complete your day.

Pest Control Technician in Orlando:
"Work."
Pros: Freedom. No boss in car with me.
Cons: Seeing how disgustingly dirty. Some humans are.

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.

Pest Control Technician in Raleigh:
"A simple gig."
Pros: Minimal supervision and company vehicle.
Cons: Dirty Nasty Filthy People's houses.

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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 179 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
6%
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Experience Affects Pest Control Technician Salaries

▲33%

▲12%

▲9%

National Average
$33,000

▼8%

Skills That Affect Pest Control Technician Salaries


Microsoft Excel
▲2%

▼0%

National Average
$33,000


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 179 votes.

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 56%
dental benefits
Dental: 41%
vision benefits
Vision: 31%
no benefits
None: 42%
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