Debbie Trecek Volkens


As recently as last year, women only made up around 31% of all employed persons across several sectors of the field service industry – janitorial and cleaning, physical security, pest control, landscaping and groundskeeping, electricians, pipelayers, plumbers and steamfitters, and HVAC mechanics and installers.  In some sectors, women make up a scant 2% of total employed individuals in field service. Percent of total employed, 2023Total EmployedWomenJanitors and building cleaners2.2 million38.7%Maids and housekeeping cleaners1.38 million88.4%Security guards925,00024.9%Pest…