Pest Control Worker Salary Information

The salary statistics of pest control workers are shown in Table 1. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of pest control workers within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The 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. Pest Control Worker Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$22,650
25th Percentile Wage
$27,570
50th Percentile Wage
$34,370
75th Percentile Wage
$43,890
90th Percentile Wage
$55,080

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for pest control workers. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) pest control workers is $55,080. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $34,370. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $22,650. Take note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 143% 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 pest control workers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$34,370
3.87% 12.54%
2016
$33,040
2.66% -
2015
$32,160
4.66% -
2014
$30,660
1.08% -
2013
$30,330
0.89% -
2012
$30,060
- -

Table 2. Pest Control Worker Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of pest control workers in 11 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 pest control workers occupations is the manufacturing sector with an annual salary $44,280. The lowest paying sector is the retail trade sector (annual salary $29,480).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Manufacturing
$44,280
Federal, State, and Local Government
$44,240
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$43,200
Transportation and Warehousing
$40,590
Educational Services
$38,250
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$37,800
Construction
$37,100
Health Care and Social Assistance
$35,410
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$32,790
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$32,430
Retail Trade
$29,480

Table 3. Median Annual Wage of Pest Control Workers by States

From the above tables we note that not only pest control workers salaries vary considerably based on one's education and experience, and the industry sectors, they also change considerably from state to state. In the following table we compare the median salary of pest control workers in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $19,830 to $48,470. The highest paying state for pest control workers is Massachusetts with a median annual salary of $48,470. The lowest paying state is Puerto Rico with a median annual salary of $19,830. For more salary information of pest control workers profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.

State Name Median Annual Salary
Massachusetts
$48,470
Washington
$41,100
Nevada
$40,110
Michigan
$39,750
Minnesota
$39,030
District of Columbia
$38,880
Iowa
$38,830
Vermont
$38,330
New Jersey
$38,260
Nebraska
$37,930
Maryland
$37,870
California
$37,540
Rhode Island
$37,500
Colorado
$37,480
Texas
$36,890
New York
$36,870
Hawaii
$36,400
Connecticut
$36,080
Oregon
$36,070
South Dakota
$35,540
Virginia
$35,180
Alabama
$35,140
Pennsylvania
$35,010
Tennessee
$34,590
Mississippi
$34,500
Arizona
$34,490
Georgia
$33,710
Delaware
$33,370
Wisconsin
$33,290
New Mexico
$33,270
Indiana
$33,080
Wyoming
$33,000
Montana
$32,970
Illinois
$32,610
Ohio
$32,290
North Carolina
$31,770
Missouri
$31,340
South Carolina
$30,790
Oklahoma
$30,460
Kentucky
$30,380
Louisiana
$30,360
Florida
$30,270
New Hampshire
$30,270
Kansas
$30,210
Utah
$29,950
Idaho
$29,560
Arkansas
$29,020
Maine
$29,010
North Dakota
$28,050
West Virginia
$23,820
Guam
$23,660
Virgin Islands
$22,090
Puerto Rico
$19,830



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