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Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators

Wages & Outlook

 

Typical Wages

Wages listed below are for a variety of experience and education levels. Make sure that you research the typical entry-level education and work experience and training requirements for this occupation.

This career: $23.20
Statewide median: $24.25

 

This career pays below the statewide median wage.


Wages for Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators *

Area Low Median High
U S
$17.96 $20.83 $24.21
Minnesota
$20.59 $23.20 $24.44
Central Minnesota
$18.77 $23.12 $24.08
Northwest Minnesota
$19.48 $22.21 $23.81
Southeast Minnesota
$20.90 $23.33 $23.94
Southwest Minnesota
$20.13 $23.20 $23.97
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN
$20.83 $24.23 $26.81

* "Low" indicates 25% of workers earn less and 75% earn more.
"Median" indicates 50% of workers earn less and 50% earn more.
"High" indicates 75% of workers earn less and 25% earn more.

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Employment

In Minnesota, there are 990 workers employed in this very small career.

Where do Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators most often work?

 

Current Demand

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This career is currently in low demand.

 

Future Demand

This career is high growth compared to other careers.

There will be a need for about 1,552 new Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators to meet market demand between 2020-2030. This includes the demand due to replacement (workers leaving the occupation or retiring) as well as growth.

 

Employment Outlook for Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators
Area Employment Employment Change
2020 2030 Number Percent
U S 27,300 29,600 2,300 8.3%
Minnesota 1,131 1,189 58 5.1%
Central Minnesota 154 161 7 4.5%


Source: You can learn about our data sources in the About Us section.




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