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Pest Control Workers in Pennsylvania

Want to work in Pennsylvania as a Pest Control Worker? Read this first!

3.5% Jobs Projection
$35,790 Median Salary
320 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Pest Control Workers in Pennsylvania are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Pest Control Workers in Pennsylvania is growing slower than average.

  • Pest Control Workers in Pennsylvania earn lower salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Pest Control Workers Work in Pennsylvania?

1,780 people worked as Pest Control Workers in 2018 in this state.

There were 1,870 Pest Control Workers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 90 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


The typical state has 915 Pest Control Workers working in it, which means Pennsylvania has more Pest Control Workers than average.


Job Projections for Pennsylvania

Jobs for Pest Control Workers in this state are growing at a rate of 3.5% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 8.2%.


Pennsylvania Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 320 annual job openings, and 2,360 total jobs in 2026 for Pest Control Workers in this state.

Nationwide, the prediction is 11,700 annual jobs and 85,400 total jobs in 2026.

What do Pest Control Workers Make in Pennsylvania?

In 2018 wages for Pest Control Workers ranged from $26,590 to $59,720 with $35,790 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $12.79 to $28.71. The median hourly rate was $17.21.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $16.83 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $0.38.

The median salary in Pennsylvania is higher than the nationwide median salary.


Top Pennsylvania Metros for Pest Control Workers

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Pest Control Workers.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 3,700 $39,110
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 1,100 $36,340
Pittsburgh, PA 270 $37,270
Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA 100 $34,710
Reading, PA 90 n/a
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ 90 $37,400
Scranton–Wilkes-Barre–Hazleton, PA 70 $33,900
York-Hanover, PA 70 $35,150
Williamsport, PA 30 $29,640

Top States for Pest Control Workers Employment

View the list below to see where most Pest Control Workers work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Florida 10,360 $32,450
California 9,630 $38,940
Texas 6,970 $38,690
Georgia 4,450 $34,250
North Carolina 3,410 $33,700
New York 3,210 $38,830
Arizona 2,570 $34,990
Tennessee 2,560 $37,430
Virginia 2,380 $38,350
South Carolina 2,180 $30,220
Alabama 2,140 $33,190
Pennsylvania 1,780 $35,790
Illinois 1,720 $35,270
Louisiana 1,700 $29,910
Ohio 1,690 $35,170
New Jersey 1,670 $37,860
Maryland 1,550 $39,290
Missouri 1,220 $32,090
Washington 1,080 $42,820
Indiana 1,080 $36,440

Below are the states where Pest Control Workers get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
Massachusetts $48,020
Washington $42,820
Nevada $40,540
Michigan $39,850
Delaware $39,540
Maryland $39,290
California $38,940
New York $38,830
Texas $38,690
Virginia $38,350


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