State of the Pest Control Industry 2015
With wages at an all time low the dwindling middle class how do small and independent pest control businesses make it bigger lets take a look at the State of the Pest Control Industry 2015.
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When you break it down that’s about 25.79 per hour.
In 2014 the median earnings of men was $50,383 compared $39,621 for women.
The labor force participation rate of mothers with children under 18 years of age was 69.9 percent in 2013 Women
Women earn 78.6 % of what men earn
Women earn 21.4% less than men
Housing In America
133,957,180 housing units in America
64.4% are single family homes.
With an average home value of $176,700
State of the pest control industry employment.
December 12, 2012 had estimated that demand for pest control workers would increase by 26% from 2010-2020.
PCT stated in January 28, 2014 stated that the beurow of labor statestics estimated pest control jobs to be at 86,300 by 2020
Pest control professionals Employed estimated in 2024 74,100
The labor department estimation a negative growth from 2014-2024 to lose 900 jobs 73,200
States with the highest employment level in this occupation:
Florida 9,130 $14.75 $30,680
California 9,050 $16.29 $33,890
Texas 5,230 $15.63 $32,510
Georgia 3,650 $15.94 $33,150
North Carolina 3,030 $15.48 $32,200
Top paying States for this occupation:
Vermont 50 $22.25 $46,270
District of Columbia 40 $22.13 $46,020
Massachusetts 1,050 $20.51 $42,670
Washington 710 $19.98 $41,560
South Dakota 60 $19.28 $40,100
Merger and Acquisition
The Brickman Group and ValleyCrest
Massey Services GA, TX
New Pest Control Opportunities
With an aging population being the largest segment I see great opportunities, specializing in home health care pest control.
Marketing to women more effectively.
Commercial Food and Service.