Do ants make you angry?
Do rats make you rage? Do spiders make you spin out of control?
What if you could get paid to get rid of them?
You can, if you become an exterminator!
What Do Exterminators Do?
Exterminators, also called pest control technicians, are trained professionals who remove pests from homes, businesses, and their surrounding areas.
Types of pests exterminators terminate:
Any other insects that spread disease or damage property
Exterminators do more than fight furry foes. They also:
Estimate the cost of their services
Use chemicals and barriers to ensure pests don't return
How Much Money Do Exterminators Make?
Median Salary: $39,000
Where Do Exterminators Usually Work?
Is This the Right Job for You?
You’ll love being an exterminator if you…
Enjoy making people's living spaces more comfortable
Have a strong desire to serve the public
Want to make use of your high school diploma
Don't mind working evenings and weekends
You may want to reconsider if you…
Are uncomfortable using chemicals on a daily basis
Don't like entering other people's homes
Don't want to hurt small animals
Aren't fond of crawling into tight spaces
What is one of the most important characteristics for an exterminator to have?
Now that you know more about the job of an exterminator: