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Pest Control Workers Skills

Below are the skills needed to be pest control workers according to their importance on the scale of 1 to 5 (1 being lowest and 5 being highest) and competency level on a scale of 1 to 7 (1 being lowest and 7 being highest).

   
Skill NameImportanceCompetence
Active Listening3.753
Critical Thinking3.753.38
Writing3.623
Speaking3.623
Monitoring3.623

Pest Control Workers Abilities

Below are the abilities needed to be pest control workers according to their importance on the scale of 1 to 5 (1 being lowest and 5 being highest) and competency level on a scale of 1 to 7 (1 being lowest and 7 being highest).

   
Ability NameImportanceCompetence
Near Vision43.25
Oral Comprehension3.753.62
Speech Clarity3.753.12
Oral Expression3.753.62
Written Expression3.623

Pest Control Workers Knowledge

Below are the knowledge areas needed to be pest control workers according to their importance on the scale of 1 to 5 (1 being lowest and 5 being highest) and competency level on a scale of 1 to 7 (1 being lowest and 7 being highest).

   
Knowledge AreaImportanceCompetence
Customer and Personal Service3.824.3
Public Safety and Security3.112.89
English Language3.082.29
Chemistry2.963.08
Biology2.943.02

Pest Control Workers Work activities

Below are the work activities involved in being pest control workers according to their importance on the scale of 1 to 5 (1 being lowest and 5 being highest) and competency level on a scale of 1 to 7 (1 being lowest and 5 being highest).

   
Work ActivityImportanceCompetence
Getting Information4.33.63
Identifying Objects, Actions, and Events4.293.89
Operating Vehicles, Mechanized Devices, or Equipment4.23.16
Inspecting Equipment, Structures, or Material4.153.84
Making Decisions and Solving Problems4.053.82

Pest Control Workers Work styles

Below are the work styles involved in being pest control workers according to their importance on the scale of 1 to 5 (1 being lowest and 5 being highest).

   
Work StyleImportance
Integrity4.25
Dependability4.21
Attention to Detail4.04
Independence3.96
Cooperation3.88

Metro Areas Sorted by Total Employment for
Pest Control Workers

Listed below are the 10 largest metro areas based on the total number of people employed in Pest Control Workers jobs , as of 2017

   
Metro AreaTotal EmploymentAnnual Mean Salary
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim2,970 $41,610
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell2,520 $35,160
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach2,320 $32,570
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington2,250 $43,320
Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater1,610 $36,100
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale1,450 $39,610
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land1,380 $38,940
San Diego-Carlsbad1,290 $33,190
Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford1,240 $30,820
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward1,110 $40,210

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Total employment and salary for professions similar to pest control workers

Source : 2017 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2016-26 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; O*NET® 22.1 Database, O*NET OnLine, National Center for O*NET Development, Employment & Training Administration, U.S. Department of Labor, onetonline.org

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