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Pest Control Workers


The U.S. Department of Labor predicts that employment of pest control workers will grow 7 percent through 2028, faster than the average for all occupations. While some people take a do-it-yourself approach to pest control, stink bugs and other invasive species will support demand. Although steady advances in science are resulting in safer and more effective pesticides, pest control will always be needed, since most vermin breed rapidly and develop an immunity to pesticides over time. The high turnover rate among employees will also provide a certain number of job openings.

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