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Pest Control Workers (37-2021)

Apply or release chemical solutions or toxic gases and set traps to kill or remove pests and vermin that infest buildings and surrounding areas.
Employment and Job Openings
EmploymentAverage Annual Openings
2018 Estimate2028 ProjectionPercent ChangeLabor Force ExitsOccupation TransfersTotal
Alaska 62 63 1.61 2 7 9
United States 84500 90400 0.0 2500 9500 12600
Job Outlook for Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is low with low employment opportunities.
2020 Wages
Mean WageWage by Percentile
Mean10th25thMedian75th90th
United States 19.40 12.01 14.64 18.18 23.35 29.41

* indicates the estimate is not available, or the hourly wage is greater than $100, or the annual wage is greater than $208,000.