Pest Control Jobs & Careers

Change People’s Lives, Change Your Own

If you are looking for a rewarding career in an ever-growing industry and have a passion for helping people, a job in professional pest management might be the perfect match for you!

The Bureau of Labor Statistics projects a 20 percent increase in job growth for the professional pest management industry from 2012 to 2022, faster than the average for all other occupations, foreshadowing solid, stable employment opportunities and strong prospects for career advancement.  As the industry grows, companies are looking to fill these positions with hardworking, driven individuals.

There are many career options available in the professional pest management industry – from field technicians to jobs in office management, sales, marketing and more. Take a look at our sample pest control job descriptions to learn more about the different positions available.

Not only do industry professionals enjoy the personal satisfaction that comes from helping protect customers against pests, but most employers also offer flexible schedules and family-friendly work hours, competitive compensation and benefits, and opportunities for career advancement.  

In the professional pest control industry, there are opportunities for everyone, including Military veterans returning to civilian life and women seeking a career track with work/life balance. If you are ready to change other people’s lives — and maybe change your own — join us!

Consult our industry career center or contact an NPMA-member pest control company in your area. Companies in most every region of the country are hiring. For additional information, check out some of our pest control career frequently asked questions.