Arborist Salary

The average wage for an Arborist is $18.31 per hour.
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$29,857 - $66,481
$30K
$45K
$66K
MEDIAN: $45,001
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50%
90%

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$13.92 - $25.67
$14
$18
$26
MEDIAN: $18.43
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$0$66K
Salary $29,857 - $66,481
Bonus $395.24 - $6,153
Profit Sharing $2,000
Commission $9,826
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$29,898 - $62,937
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 131
Hourly Data $0$39
Hourly Rate $13.92 - $25.67
Hourly Tips $0.29
Overtime $20.56 - $39.83
Annual Data $0$62K
Bonus $395.24 - $6,153
Commission $9,826
Profit Sharing $2,000
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$29,898 - $62,937
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 360

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Job Description for Arborist

An arborist is responsible for trimming, hedging, and removing trees within their area of supervision. These duties are performed through the use of hand-powered tools, electric-powered tools, and (often) with their bare hands. Arborists should ideally have a natural "green thumb" and strive to keep trees active, healthy, and thriving. They also plant trees and perform general landscaping duties. They take part in designing park and other venue layouts with planted trees.

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Arborist Tasks

  • Inspect trees and shrubs, identifying course of growth and necessary maintenance.
  • Operate and maintain equipment and tools.
  • Safely remove trees.
  • Document labor, equipment usage, and state of plants.
  • Trim and prune trees and shrubs, clearing debris and ensuring health of plants.

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Pay by Experience Level for Arborist

Pay by Experience for an Arborist has a positive trend. An entry-level Arborist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $37,000 based on 196 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Arborist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $44,000 based on 150 salaries. An experienced Arborist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $47,000 based on 156 salaries. An Arborist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 77 salaries.

Key Stats for Arborist

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 75 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
16%
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Experience Affects Arborist Salaries

Late-Career
▲21%

Experienced
▲11%

Mid-Career
▲5%

National Average
$42,000

▼11%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 75 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 54%
dental benefits
Dental: 34%
vision benefits
Vision: 23%
no benefits
None: 45%
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