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Pest Technician Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 18, 2020
$31,000
$27,000
$31,000
$35,000
The average pest technician makes about $31,302 per year. That's $15.05 per hour! Those in the lower 10%, such as entry-level positions, only make about $27,000 a year. Meanwhile, the top 10% are sitting pretty with an average salary of $35,000. Many of pest technicians seem to be drawn to construction and professional companies. Unless they care more about money, in which case pest technicians tend to work at manufacturing, construction, and insurance companies. Even the employees who work in these industries can confirm that's where the money is. Although money is important, a lot of people base their career decisions solely on location. That's why we found that New Jersey, New York and Alaska pay pest technicians the highest salaries.
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Map of Pest Technician Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Pest Technicians earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

Average Salary

Average Pest Technician Salary By Location

If both location and money are important to you, then you might want to check out moving to New Jersey, New York and Alaska, as these three states offer the highest salaries throughout the U.S. for pest technicians. Quite opposite of that list is the lowest paying states, which are Minnesota, Oregon, and Alabama.

City
Average Salary
Binghamton, NY
Binghamton, NY
$40,244
$40k
Baltimore, MD
Baltimore, MD
$37,241
$37k
Chicago, IL
Chicago, IL
$36,353
$36k
San Antonio, TX
San Antonio, TX
$33,867
$34k
Doral, FL
Doral, FL
$32,923
$33k
Lansing, MI
Lansing, MI
$32,807
$33k
Wichita, KS
Wichita, KS
$32,714
$33k
Cleveland, OH
Cleveland, OH
$32,244
$32k
Anaheim, CA
Anaheim, CA
$31,769
$32k
Alpharetta, GA
Alpharetta, GA
$30,334
$30k

High Paying Pest Technician Jobs

Average Pest Technician Salary By Company

If you want to get paid the most as a pest technician, being employed by a company such as Ecolab or Massey Services would be a smart choice, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. Additionally, companies like Terminix and ServiceMaster also report highly competitive salaries for pest technicians.

Company
Average Salary
$35,806
$36k
$29,790
$30k

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    Average Pest Technician Pay By Industry

    The salary for a pest technician can vary depending on what industry the job is in. The highest salaries for pest technicians tend to be found in manufacturing, construction, and insurance companies. In fact, pest technicians can make a yearly salary of $35,205 while working for manufacturing companies.

    Industry
    Average Salary
    Manufacturing
    Manufacturing
    $35,205
    $35k
    Construction
    Construction
    $31,478
    $31k
    Insurance
    Insurance
    $30,989
    $31k
    Health Care
    Health Care
    $30,246
    $30k
    Energy
    Energy
    $29,690
    $30k
    Hospitality
    Hospitality
    $27,725
    $28k

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    $33,392
    $33,392
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    $30,000
    $30,000
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    Escondido, CA
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    $30,000
    $30,000
    10/27/2020
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    Meridian, ID
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    10/23/2020
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    $30,000
    $30,000
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    Lawrence, NJ
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    10/18/2020
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    $30,000
    $30,000
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    Davenport, IA
    Davenport, IA
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    $30,000
    $30,000
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    Pest Technician Trainee
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    Los Angeles, CA
    Los Angeles, CA
    10/18/2020
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    $30,000
    $30,000
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    Pest Technician Trainee
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    Tempe, AZ
    Tempe, AZ
    10/18/2020
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    $30,000
    $30,000
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