Pest Control Industry Cost Study

Who Are the Participants and Where Do They Fit into the Study?

The study contains data from 157 firms reporting in 37 states. The median employee count, revenue per employee, revenue per customer and mix of services were tabulated from the data reported:

SERVICE REPORTED REVENUE MIX FROM REPORTED AVERAGE PER FIRM REVENUE
Commercial Pest Management  $ 71,159,139 22.0%  $ 453,243
Residential Pest Management  $ 140,701,025 43.5%  $ 896,185
Wood Destroying  $ 67,924,633 21.0%  $ 432,641
Bed Bug Control  $ 14,555,278 4.5%  $ 92,709
Other Related Services  $ 29,110,557 9.0%  $ 185,418
Total  $ 323,450,632 100.0%  $ 2,060,195
GENERAL INFORMATION  COMMERCIAL RESIDENTIAL WOOD DESTROYING BED BUG OTHER RELATED
Total # of Active Customers  315  2144  546  132  219
2017 Revenue  $ 453,243  $ 896,185  $ 432,641  $ 2,709  $ 185,418
Annual Average Revenue Per Customer  $ 1,439  $ 418  $ 793  $ 702  $ 847
Employee Counts Average Revenue Per FTE Employee
Average Annual Revenue  $ 2,060,195
Average FTE Technicians  11.5  $ 179,147
Average FTE Office Staff  3.1  $ 664,579
Average FTE Sales people  2  $ 1,030,098
Average FTE Supervisor  1.4  $ 1,471,568
Average FTE Manager  1.1  $ 1,872,905
Total Average # Employees  19.1  $ 107,864

*FTE = Full Time Equivalents.

An FTE equates to the hours worked by one employee on a full-time basis. The concept is used to convert the hours worked by several part-time employees into the hours worked by one full-time employee. On an annual basis, an FTE is considered to be 2,080 hours, which is calculated as: 8 hours per day. x 5 work days per week x 52 weeks.

Average Revenue Percentage

  • Residential
  • Commercial
  • Wood Destroying
  • Others
  • Bed Bug

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