A Tree Trimmer earns an average wage of $14.64 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
Tree Trimmer Total Pay (?
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$9.82 - $20.88
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$9.82 - $20.88  
   
Overtime
$13.45 - $30.18  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $608  
   
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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$20,630 - $47,669  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 147
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Job Description for Tree Trimmer
  • Operate shredding and chipping equipment.
  • Trim and reshape trees to achieve attractive shapes according to customer specifications or to remove low-hanging branches.
  • Cut away dead or excess tree branches and clear branches from power lines.
  • Climb trees using hooks and belts, or climb ladders to gain access.
Pay by Experience Level for Tree Trimmer
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Experience Affects Tree Trimmer Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 16%
Late-Career
up arrow 16%
Mid-Career
up arrow 3%
National Average
$31,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 8%
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Gender
Female
1%
female alumni
 
Male
99%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
12%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 47% dental benefits Dental: 32%
vision benefits Vision: 22% employee benefits None: 53%
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