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Pest Control Workers

Apply chemical solutions to kill or remove pests from homes or businesses.

Quick Facts


Below the statewide median
$22.24 / hour    Read more about wages


National Data
Growth rate:  9.5%    Read more about outlook


High School or less is typically required.

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Evaluate reports or designs to determine work needs.
  • Drive trucks or other vehicles to or at work sites.
  • Inspect buildings or grounds to determine condition.
  • Clean facilities or sites.
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Job Title Examples:

Chemical Applicator
Pest Control Technician
Termite Technician

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