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Pesticide Applicators in Arkansas

Is Arkansas a good place for you to work as a Pesticide Applicator?

7.7% Jobs Projection
$29,640 Median Salary
50 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Pesticide Applicators in Arkansas are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Pesticide Applicators in Arkansas is growing faster than average.

  • Pesticide Applicators in Arkansas earn lower salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Pesticide Applicators Work in Arkansas?

350 people worked as Pesticide Applicators in 2018 in this state.

There were 340 Pesticide Applicators employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 10 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Pesticide Applicators in AR Employment Trend

The typical state has 440 Pesticide Applicators working in it, which means Arkansas has fewer Pesticide Applicators than average.

Pesticide Applicators in AR vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Arkansas

Jobs for Pesticide Applicators in this state are growing at a rate of 7.7% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 7.9%.

Job Projections for Pesticide Applicators: Nation vs. AR

Arkansas Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 50 annual job openings, and 420 total jobs in 2026 for Pesticide Applicators in this state.

Nationwide, the prediction is 5,000 annual jobs and 41,000 total jobs in 2026.

What do Pesticide Applicators Make in Arkansas?

In 2018 wages for Pesticide Applicators ranged from $19,110 to $39,730 with $29,640 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $9.19 to $19.1. The median hourly rate was $14.25.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $13.12 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $1.13.

The median salary in Arkansas is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Pesticide Applicators Earnings: AR vs. National Average

Top States for Pesticide Applicators Employment

View the list below to see where most Pesticide Applicators work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Florida 3,110 $30,930
California 2,260 $40,630
Illinois 1,650 $37,880
Iowa 1,270 $35,910
Indiana 1,050 $37,330
Texas 820 $34,070
Washington 710 $35,870
Pennsylvania 680 $35,900
Georgia 660 $36,280
Ohio 660 $32,020
Arizona 620 $37,030
New York 610 $36,680
Michigan 590 $33,510
Kansas 590 $33,070
Idaho 580 $0
Minnesota 580 $38,390
North Dakota 520 $37,990
South Dakota 510 $32,220
Wisconsin 470 $35,400
Colorado 460 $37,250

Below are the states where Pesticide Applicators get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
Vermont $56,080
Hawaii $42,810
Oregon $42,550
California $40,630
Maryland $40,350
Minnesota $38,390
New Hampshire $38,120
North Dakota $37,990
Illinois $37,880
Missouri $37,470

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