Pest Control Specialists

Military Career

General Information

Description

Pest control specialists use their expertise to protect military members and their families from diseases borne of insects. They conduct assessments and determine what pest management actions are needed to control and prevent infestations in military facilities and the surrounding environment. They interact with other military medical providers and follow environmental compliance guidelines.  

Work Environment

Pest control specialists work indoors and outdoors to control pests.

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Military Outlook

Service Branches

Jobs in this career field may be available in other service branches. Call or email a particular branch for more info.

  • Army
  • Marine Corps
  • Navy
  • Air Force
  • Coast Guard

Military Status

  • Enlisted
    • Hands-on/specialized
    • High school diploma required

Military Workforce

Pest Control Specialists in the Military

1,475

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Salary

Average Salary

$57,153

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Education

Military training

All enlisted service members complete basic military training, which includes time spent in a classroom and in the field, and covers tactical and survival skills, physical training, military life and customs, and weapons training. Job training for pest control specialists consists of classroom and on-the-job instruction. Training content may include: Identification and mitigation of health hazardsPest control procedures and equipment

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