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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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$18,290
25th Percentile Wage
$20,500
50th Percentile Wage
$24,360
75th Percentile Wage
$31,210
90th Percentile Wage
$40,370

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 $40,370. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $24,360. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $18,290. We note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 120% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of building cleaning and pest control workers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$24,360
3.28% 11.45%
2016
$23,560
3.48% -
2015
$22,740
2.68% -
2014
$22,130
1.31% -
2013
$21,840
1.24% -
2012
$21,570
- -

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 $35,070. The lowest paying sector is the accommodation and food services sector (annual salary $22,650).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Transportation and Warehousing
$35,070
Utilities
$31,040
Federal, State, and Local Government
$30,440
Educational Services
$29,540
Manufacturing
$27,110
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$26,730
Information
$26,110
Construction
$25,840
Mining
$25,820
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$25,320
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$25,160
Wholesale Trade
$24,850
Health Care and Social Assistance
$24,470
Finance and Insurance
$24,430
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting
$24,150
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$23,790
Retail Trade
$23,670
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$23,650
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$23,590
Accommodation and Food Services
$22,650

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
$36,560
Other Building Cleaning Workers
$26,600
Building Cleaning Workers
$24,240
Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners
$21,410
Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners
$18,700



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