Curated by Alan LaFrance
Published 1/14/2019

These statistics are curated from United States Economic Reports, sourced below. The figures are the most up-to-date data available at the time of publishing, or the last update date, whichever is present.

Pest Control Industry Overview

Industry Revenue
(2012)
$10,307,386,000
Companies
(2016)
13,985
# of Companies
(2012 – 2016)
+8.17%
Industry Jobs / Employment
(2016)
111,789
Industry Annual Payroll
(2016)
$4,737,438,000

Industry Company Size Breakdown

2016 Data

Employees Companies % of Total
1 – 4 7,994 57.2%
5 – 9 2,525 18.1%
10 – 19 1,976 14.1%
20 – 49 1,285 9.2%
50 – 99 169 1.2%
100 – 249 31 0.2%
250+ 5 0.04%

Company Structure Breakdown

2016 Data

Structure Companies % of Total
C-Corporations 2,799 10.5%
S-Corporations 8,215 58.7%
Ind. Proprietor 1,546 11.1%
Partnership 1,416 10.1%
Non-Profit 6 0.04%
Other 3 0.02%

Top 5 States by Revenue

2012 Data

California $1,543,989,000
Florida $1,280,061,000
Texas $895,837,000
Georgia $579,310,000
New York $448,411,000

Customer Type Breakdown

2012 Data

Category % of Market Est. Revenue
Residential 67.6% $7.0B
Commercial 28.2% $2.9B
Federal Government 0.6% $62MM
State/Local Government 2.1% $216MM
Non-Profit 1.5% $1.2B

Pest Control Company Locations by Owner Demographic

2012 Data

Race Locations % of Total
White 1 15,927 78.5%
Hispanic 2,180 10.8%
African-American 1,270 6.3%
Native American 2 300 1.5%
Asian 609 3.0%

Pest Control Company Ownership by Gender

2012 Data

Gender Locations % of Total
Male-owned 15,111 72.5%
Female-owned 2,986 14.3%
Equally-owned 2,744 13.2%

Pest Control Company Revenue by Gender

2012 Data

Gender Revenue % of Total
Male-owned $5.3B 71.8%
Female-owned $890MM 12.0%
Equally-owned $1.2B 16.2%

Company Workforce Comparison by Owner’s Gender

2012 Data

Gender Employees % of Total
Male-owned 52,538 70.7%
Female-owned 9,541 12.8%
Equally-owned 12,201 16.4%

Pest Control Company Ownership by Veteran-status

2012 Data

Status Locations % of Total
Veteran-owned 2,555 12.3%
Equally-owned 5,991 3.5%
Non-Veteran owned 399,779 84.2%

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Sources

Bureau of Labor Statistics – May 2017 National Industry-Specific Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates
https://www.bls.gov/oes/2017/may/naics5_561730.htm
2018 Landscaping State of the Industry
https://giecdn.blob.core.windows.net/fileuploads/document/2018/11/06/2018%20soi.pdf

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