Terminix Reviews

Updated April 22, 2015
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Pros
  • Pay is good, benefits are good, truck is provided and you get to take it home (in 9 reviews)

  • They are very passionate about pest control services (in 12 reviews)

Cons
  • No work/life balance - this can be especially challanging during termite season (in 11 reviews)

  • Long hours; high expectations; lots of changes (in 12 reviews)

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  1. great career

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    Current Employee - Pest Control Technician in Dothan, AL
    Current Employee - Pest Control Technician in Dothan, AL

    I have been working at Terminix full-time (More than 10 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    great benefits, great pay, great people, ive worked for terminix for over a decade and I plan to retire in 20 more years

    Cons

    sometimes the hours get long and work gets fast paced

    Advice to Management

    listen to your employees more

  2. branch manager

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Terminix full-time

    Doesn't Recommend
    Doesn't Recommend

    Pros

    ok benefits nothing else to say

    Cons

    lots work life balance values

    Advice to Management

    none

  3. sales 5 yrs

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    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Jacksonville, FL
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Jacksonville, FL

    I have been working at Terminix full-time (More than 5 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Big name company that customers know

    Cons

    Everything about working for this company is a con, other then better then nothing

    Advice to Management

    Treat your employees like people not like dogs

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  5. Helpful (2)

    Good company before, medium company now.

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Terminix full-time (More than 10 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    Pros

    Good benefits, ok compensation, name recognition

    Cons

    Lost personal touch with customers , a lot of stress, downsizing doesn't work

    Advice to Management

    Take care of your employees, marketing is very poor

  6. I enjoyed working at Terminix.

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    Former Employee - District Manager
    Former Employee - District Manager

    I worked at Terminix

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Flexibility, benefits and co-workers are great.

    Cons

    Changes are good for growth. However, constant changes was effecting moral of employees.

  7. Sales

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Terminix (More than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Here full time good training

    Cons

    Long hours, commission work or draw

  8. Helpful (4)

    Its been a neutral experience so far but after receiving the licenses it should be way better.

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Terminix

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    If you like to work hard than its great.

    Cons

    No set schedule and the starting pay is really low

    Advice to Management

    The success of a company is based off of the accumulative success of each employee. Strengthen the employees and you strengthen the company as a whole.

  9. Helpful (1)

    Service Technician for 4 years.

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    Former Employee - Service Technician
    Former Employee - Service Technician

    I worked at Terminix

    Recommends
    Recommends

    Pros

    Stability, Money, Benefits, Security, Interesting

    Cons

    Chemical, Safety, Scheduling, Management, Team

  10. Helpful (2)

    great company, great pay..good benefite .quite a few hours but WORTH IT

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    Current Employee - Outside Sales Representative in Benton, IL
    Current Employee - Outside Sales Representative in Benton, IL

    I have been working at Terminix full-time (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    no one over your shoulder...if you can sell... the pay is unreal !! 50-120k/yr little known hidden treasure job !!! dont have to lie...pressure...just tell the truth about any problems the customer has and show them a solution !!! they either buy it or not...its that easy

    Cons

    alot of miles on personal vehicle...but take it off taxes....cant be scared to crawl around in a crawl space....some are tight

    Advice to Management

    keep up the great work

  11. my experience was one of progression, disappointment, overworked at times but compensated fairly most times, c

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    Former Employee - Service Manager in Pooler, GA
    Former Employee - Service Manager in Pooler, GA

    I worked at Terminix full-time (More than 10 years)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Short of just having a job, I really can't say more than that

    Cons

    management get personal use of company vehicle, techs get to travel back and forth to work in company truck.

    Advice to Management

    keep it practical and attainable, provide the tools necessary to perform the duties required, do more than just talk about culture and values (implement it)

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