Green Industry Amongst Top Outdoor Jobs
April 30, 2013
Fox Business named the profession of “pest management technician” on a list of jobs to help “escape the office.”
Being stuck inside the office all day can be quite the nuisance. That’s why Fox Business recently put together a list of “Eight Outdoor Jobs to Help You Escape the Office,” and landing smack in the middle was the profession of pest control technician.
As we all now, everywhere in the country has a need for pest and termite control, from Bed bugs to Mosquitoes to Stink bugs – They are all over and are literally a nuisance. According to Fox Business: “According to Jim Fredericks, director of technical services at the Fairfax, Va.-based National Pest Management Association, pest management technicians typically earn $13 to $20 per hour, depending on experience, and are employed mainly by small, independent companies.
“Every area of the country has pests to contend with, whether those pests are bedbugs or roaches,” Fox Business wrote. “The pest control field is one of those outdoor jobs that’s projected to grow at a rate of 26 percent from 2010 to 2020, which is faster than the average occupation.”
Also on the list were: Landscape Architects, Recreation Workers, Archeologist, Surveyors and Environmental Scientists. Read the full list.