Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation
Mix or apply pesticides, herbicides, fungicides, or insecticides through sprays, dusts, vapors, soil incorporation, or chemical application on trees, shrubs, lawns, or botanical crops. Usually requires specific training and State or Federal certification.
Median Annual Wage: $31,240
Education: High school diploma or equivalent (56%); Post-secondary certificate (16%); Less than high school diploma (15%)
Projected Growth: Average (8% to 14%)
Related Job Titles: Pest Control Technician; Chemical Applicator; Lawn Technician; Lawn Specialist; Spray Technician; Integrated Pest Management Technician (IPM Technician); Spray Applicator; Tree and Shrub Technician; Licensed Pesticide Applicator; Pesticide Applicator