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Building Cleaning and Pest Control Worker Salary Information

The salary statistics of building cleaning and pest control workers are shown in Table 1. The average hourly salary of building cleaning and pest control workers in the United States is shown in Table 2. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of building cleaning and pest control workers within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The building cleaning and pest control workers annual salary statistics are from the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1. Building Cleaning and Pest Control Worker Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$17,800
25th Percentile Wage
$19,660
50th Percentile Wage
$23,560
75th Percentile Wage
$30,500
90th Percentile Wage
$39,490

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for building cleaning and pest control workers. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) building cleaning and pest control workers is $39,490. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $23,560. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $17,800. We note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 121% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of building cleaning and pest control workers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201623,5603.48%8.45%
201522,7402.68%-
201422,1301.31%-
201321,8401.24%-
201221,570--

Table 2. Building Cleaning and Pest Control Worker Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of building cleaning and pest control workers in 20 major industry sectors are shown in Table 2. We note that the salaries vary considerably within different industry sectors. The highest paying industry sector for building cleaning and pest control workers occupations is the transportation and warehousing sector with an annual salary $34,320. The lowest paying sector is the accommodation and food services sector (annual salary $21,430).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Transportation and Warehousing
$34,320
Utilities
$31,530
Federal, State, and Local Government
$29,860
Educational Services
$28,660
Manufacturing
$26,320
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$25,740
Construction
$25,260
Mining
$24,880
Information
$24,860
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$24,480
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$24,470
Wholesale Trade
$24,400
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting
$23,870
Health Care and Social Assistance
$23,740
Finance and Insurance
$23,400
Retail Trade
$23,010
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$22,820
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$22,790
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$22,580
Accommodation and Food Services
$21,430

Table 3. Salaries of Building Cleaning and Pest Control Worker Related Occupations

The average annual salary of building cleaning and pest control worker related occupations at the national level is given in Table 3. For more salary information about a specific occupation, use the links below.

Occupation Median Annual Salary
Pest Control Workers
$33,040
Other Building Cleaning Workers
$29,700
Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners
$24,190
Building Cleaning Workers
$23,420
Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners
$21,820


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