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Pest Control Workers Pay Salary

The median annual wage of pest control workers was $30,340 in May 2010. The median wage is the wage at which half of the workers in an occupation earned more than that amount and half earned less. The lowest 10 percent earned less than $20,340, and the top 10 percent earned more than $46,930. 

In May 2010, median annual wages in industries employing the largest numbers of pest control workers were as follows:

Federal executive branch$55,890
Local government45,720
Elementary and secondary schools39,530
Services to buildings and dwellings37,580
Employment services36,260

Most pest control workers are employed full time. Working evenings and weekends is common.

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2012-13 Edition