Mosquito Sprayer

Spray marshlands, drainage ditches, or catch-basins with insecticide.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$20,000 – $47,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Mosquito Sprayers do?

Sprays marshland, drainage ditches, or catch-basins with insecticide, using portable compressed-air spray tank, to control breeding of mosquitoes. Removes blockage from area being sprayed, using pick and shovel, to facilitate drainage. May drive truck equipped with gasoline-powered fogger to spray insecticide over designated areas. May place poison bait in storm sewers and ditches to exterminate rodents.

Should I be a Mosquito Sprayer?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.

  • Also known as: Hand-Spray Operator, Spray Crew, Sprayer, Insecticide

    How to become a Mosquito Sprayer

    Most Mosquito Sprayers have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate's degree to increase your competitiveness in the field. Chart?chd=s:9daaaa&chl=no+college+%2894%25%29|certificate+%285%25%29|associate%27s+%281%25%29|||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,94,94
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