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Pesticide Applicators in Illinois

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Pesticide Applicators in Illinois

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$37,880 Median Salary
190 Job Openings
  • Pesticide Applicators in Illinois earn lower salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Pesticide Applicators Work in Illinois?

There were approximately 1,650 workers employed as Pesticide Applicators in this state in 2018.

There were 1,480 Pesticide Applicators employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 170 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Pesticide Applicators in IL Employment Trend

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

Pesticide Applicators in IL vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Illinois

Jobs for Pesticide Applicators in this state are not projected to grow or decrease, but nationwide they are growing at a rate of 7.9%.

Job Projections for Pesticide Applicators: Nation vs. IL

Illinois Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 190 annual Pesticide Applicators job openings in Illinois, and 1,640 total jobs in the year 2026.

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

What do Pesticide Applicators Make in Illinois?

In 2018 wages for Pesticide Applicators ranged from $20,430 to $61,830 with $37,880 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $9.82 to $29.73. The median hourly rate was $18.21.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $17.3 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $0.91.

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

Pesticide Applicators Earnings: IL vs. National Average

Top Illinois Metros for Pesticide Applicators

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Pesticide Applicators.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Champaign-Urbana, IL 130 $42,980
Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, IA-IL 60 $38,040
Springfield, IL 40 $41,630

Top States for Pesticide Applicators Employment

The table below shows the states 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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