How much does a Pest Controller make in the United States? The average Pest Controller salary in the United States is $34,136 as of April 24, 2024, but the range typically falls between $28,366 and $42,501. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

Pest Controller Salaries by Percentile
Percentile Salary Location Last Updated
10th Percentile Pest Controller Salary $23,113 US April 24, 2024
25th Percentile Pest Controller Salary $28,366 US April 24, 2024
50th Percentile Pest Controller Salary $34,136 US April 24, 2024
75th Percentile Pest Controller Salary $42,501 US April 24, 2024
90th Percentile Pest Controller Salary $50,118 US April 24, 2024
25% $28,366 10% $23,113 90% $50,118 75% $42,501 $34,136 50%(Median) Didn’t find job title? Click
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What skills does a Pest Controller need?

Each competency has five to ten behavioral assertions that can be observed, each with a corresponding performance level (from one to five) that is required for a particular job.

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Coaching: Coaching is a form of development in which an experienced person, called a coach, supports a learner or client in achieving a specific personal or professional goal by providing training and guidance.

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Onboarding: Onboarding, also known as organizational socialization, is management jargon first created in the 1970's that refers to the mechanism through which new employees acquire the necessary knowledge, skills, and behaviors in order to become effective organizational members and insiders. It is the process of integrating a new employee into the organization and its culture. Tactics used in this process include formal meetings, lectures, videos, printed materials, or computer-based orientations to introduce newcomers to their new jobs and organizations. Research has demonstrated that these socialization techniques lead to positive outcomes for new employees such as higher job satisfaction, better job performance, greater organizational commitment, and reduction in occupational stress and intent to quit.. These outcomes are particularly important to an organization looking to retain a competitive advantage in an increasingly mobile and globalized workforce. In the United States, for example, up to 25% of workers are organizational newcomers engaged in an onboarding process. The term induction is used instead in regions such as Australia, New Zealand, Canada, and parts of Europe. This is known in some parts of the world as training.

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Emergency Services: Emergency Services are the public organizations that respond to and deal with emergencies when they occur, especially those that provide police, ambulance, and firefighting services.

Coaching 3.45%
Onboarding 3.45%
Emergency Services 3.45%
Others 89.65%

Job Description for Pest Controller

Pest Controller inspects insects infestations and uses chemical mixes to exterminate. Requires a high school diploma or its equivalent and 0-2 years of experience in the field or in a related area. Being a Pest Controller has knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Relies on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job. Additionally, Pest Controller works under immediate supervision. Primary job functions do not typically require exercising independent judgment. Typically reports to a supervisor/manager. (Copyright 2024 Salary.com)... View full job description

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Pest Controller salary varies from city to city. Compared with national average salary of Pest Controller, the highest Pest Controller salary is in San Francisco, CA, where the Pest Controller salary is 25.0% above. The lowest Pest Controller salary is in Miami, FL, where the Pest Controller salary is 3.5% lower than national average salary.

City, State Compared to national average
City, State San Francisco, CA Compared to national average
+ 25.0%
City, State Washington, DC Compared to national average
+ 11.3%
City, State Miami, FL Compared to national average
-3.5%
City, State Chicago, IL Compared to national average
+ 4.9%
City, State Boston, MA Compared to national average
+ 12.1%
City, State New York, NY Compared to national average
+ 16.8%
City, State Dallas, TX Compared to national average
-1.3%

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