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How much does an Exterminator make in the United States?

Average Exterminator Hourly Wage in the United States

Exterminators earn a median hourly wage of $14.74. Hourly wages typically start from $9.67 and go up to $23.37.

Average Exterminator Yearly Salary in the United States

Exterminators earn a median salary of $30,660 per year. Salaries typically start from $20,100 and go up to $48,600.

These numbers may vary depending on several factors, like level of education, amount of experience, industry, company size and location.

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Exterminator Earnings by Seniority

Top End Exterminator Earnings

The highest earning Exterminators in the United States earn:

$23.37
an hour
$48,600
per year
Senior Exterminator Earnings

Senior Exterminators in the United States earn:

$18.47
an hour
$38,420
per year
Experienced Exterminator Earnings

Experienced Exterminators in the United States earn:

$14.74
an hour
$30,660
per year
Junior Exterminator Earnings

Junior Exterminators in the United States earn:

$12.01
an hour
$24,990
per year
Starting Exterminator Earnings

Starting Exterminators in the United States earn:

$9.67
an hour
$20,100
per year

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

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Exterminator salary comparison

Exterminators earn less than 76% percent of Animals careers. Exterminator salaries are in the bottom 75% of all careers in the United States.

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Historical salary for Exterminators in the United States

Exterminator salary by state

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State Hourly Wage Annual Salary Rank
Exterminator Salary in Vermont $22.26 $46,300 # 1
Exterminator Salary in District of Columbia $24.10 $50,130 # 2
Exterminator Salary in Massachusetts $19.36 $40,260 # 3
Exterminator Salary in Washington $18.20 $37,850 # 4
Exterminator Salary in South Dakota $19.95 $41,490 # 5
Exterminator Salary in Nevada $19.51 $40,590 # 6
Exterminator Salary in Oregon $17.10 $35,560 # 7
Exterminator Salary in Hawaii $16.79 $34,920 # 8
Exterminator Salary in Delaware $16.81 $34,960 # 9
Exterminator Salary in Illinois $17.11 $35,590 # 10
Exterminator Salary in Minnesota $18.49 $38,470 # 11
Exterminator Salary in Maryland $16.01 $33,310 # 12
Exterminator Salary in New Jersey $16.95 $35,250 # 13
Exterminator Salary in Connecticut $16.35 $34,020 # 14
Exterminator Salary in Missouri $16.23 $33,770 # 15
Exterminator Salary in New Hampshire $14.19 $29,510 # 16
Exterminator Salary in Pennsylvania $16.19 $33,660 # 17
Exterminator Salary in Wisconsin $16.20 $33,690 # 18
Exterminator Salary in California $14.91 $31,010 # 19
Exterminator Salary in Colorado $14.49 $30,150 # 20
Exterminator Salary in New York $15.97 $33,220 # 21
Exterminator Salary in Michigan $14.56 $30,290 # 22
Exterminator Salary in Iowa $15.04 $31,290 # 23
Exterminator Salary in Georgia $15.18 $31,580 # 24
Exterminator Salary in Ohio $14.83 $30,850 # 25
Exterminator Salary in Virginia $14.62 $30,400 # 26
Exterminator Salary in Nebraska $14.41 $29,980 # 27
Exterminator Salary in Texas $14.80 $30,790 # 28
Exterminator Salary in North Carolina $14.45 $30,050 # 29
Exterminator Salary in Rhode Island $14.58 $30,330 # 30
Exterminator Salary in Idaho $13.65 $28,390 # 31
Exterminator Salary in Maine $15.24 $31,690 # 32
Exterminator Salary in Indiana $15.10 $31,410 # 33
Exterminator Salary in Tennessee $13.93 $28,970 # 34
Exterminator Salary in South Carolina $14.23 $29,590 # 35
Exterminator Salary in Utah $14.69 $30,560 # 36
Exterminator Salary in Louisiana $13.70 $28,500 # 37
Exterminator Salary in Florida $13.78 $28,670 # 38
Exterminator Salary in Arizona $13.83 $28,760 # 39
Exterminator Salary in Kansas $14.90 $30,990 # 40
Exterminator Salary in Oklahoma $13.24 $27,530 # 41
Exterminator Salary in Mississippi $13.26 $27,570 # 42
Exterminator Salary in Arkansas $13.41 $27,900 # 43
Exterminator Salary in Kentucky $12.84 $26,700 # 44
Exterminator Salary in New Mexico $12.24 $25,470 # 45
Exterminator Salary in Alabama $12.55 $26,110 # 46
Exterminator Salary in Montana $11.43 $23,760 # 47
Exterminator Salary in West Virginia $10.25 $21,330 # 48
Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics

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