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Pesticide Handler, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation Salary Information

The salary statistics of pesticide handlers, sprayers, and applicators, vegetation are shown in Table 1. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of pesticide handlers, sprayers, and applicators, vegetation within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The pesticide handlers, sprayers, and applicators, vegetation 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. Pesticide Handler, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$23,550
25th Percentile Wage
$28,410
50th Percentile Wage
$34,830
75th Percentile Wage
$42,340
90th Percentile Wage
$53,860

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for pesticide handlers, sprayers, and applicators, vegetation. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) pesticide handlers, sprayers, and applicators, vegetation is $53,860. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $34,830. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $23,550. It is noted that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 128% 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 pesticide handlers, sprayers, and applicators, vegetation from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$34,830
3.13% 13.09%
2016
$33,740
3.56% -
2015
$32,540
4.00% -
2014
$31,240
1.34% -
2013
$30,820
1.78% -
2012
$30,270
- -

Table 2. Pesticide Handler, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of pesticide handlers, sprayers, and applicators, vegetation in 16 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 pesticide handlers, sprayers, and applicators, vegetation occupations is the utilities sector with an annual salary $49,620. The lowest paying sector is the accommodation and food services sector (annual salary $23,530).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Utilities
$49,620
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$37,030
Federal, State, and Local Government
$36,980
Educational Services
$36,820
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting
$36,420
Wholesale Trade
$34,880
Manufacturing
$34,800
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$34,600
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$34,430
Retail Trade
$33,560
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$33,170
Construction
$30,770
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$30,440
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$30,260
Health Care and Social Assistance
$24,460
Accommodation and Food Services
$23,530

Table 3. Median Annual Wage of Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation by States

From the above tables we note that not only pesticide handlers, sprayers, and applicators, vegetation 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 pesticide handlers, sprayers, and applicators, vegetation in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $22,860 to $43,410. The highest paying state for pesticide handlers, sprayers, and applicators, vegetation is California with a median annual salary of $43,410. The lowest paying state is Puerto Rico with a median annual salary of $22,860. For more salary information of pesticide handlers, sprayers, and applicators, vegetation profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.

State Name Median Annual Salary
California
$43,410
Hawaii
$41,900
Maine
$41,300
New Hampshire
$40,960
Oregon
$40,490
Maryland
$39,150
Minnesota
$38,560
Indiana
$38,420
Colorado
$38,030
Texas
$37,640
Arizona
$37,450
Connecticut
$36,600
Washington
$36,430
Oklahoma
$36,270
Illinois
$35,980
Missouri
$35,750
Pennsylvania
$35,690
North Dakota
$35,680
Georgia
$35,370
New Jersey
$35,200
Iowa
$35,110
Wisconsin
$34,770
Nebraska
$34,680
Delaware
$34,380
Michigan
$34,290
Kansas
$34,220
Alabama
$34,140
North Carolina
$32,270
Tennessee
$32,160
Ohio
$32,110
Virginia
$31,970
Montana
$31,900
Utah
$31,870
Idaho
$31,820
West Virginia
$31,550
New Mexico
$31,530
South Dakota
$31,520
Florida
$31,280
New York
$31,270
Wyoming
$30,440
Nevada
$29,670
Kentucky
$29,570
South Carolina
$29,470
Arkansas
$27,280
Massachusetts
$26,600
Mississippi
$26,200
Louisiana
$24,710
Puerto Rico
$22,860



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