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Tree Trimmer Salary

A Tree Trimmer earns an average wage of $14.78 per hour.

$18,725 - $82,245
(Median)
$19K
$31K
$82K
MEDIAN: $31,000
10%
50%
90%

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$10.13 - $20.41
(Median)
$10
$15
$20
MEDIAN: $14.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$18,725 - $82,245  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $958  
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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$21,329 - $46,211  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 10
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$10.13 - $20.41  
   
Overtime
$14.74 - $29.29  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $958  
   
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).
)
$21,329 - $46,211  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 181

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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.

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Pay by Experience Level for Tree Trimmer

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Tree Trimmer Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 15%

Late-Career
up arrow 13%

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

National Average
$31,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 35 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 50% dental benefits Dental: 32%
vision benefits Vision: 20% employee benefits None: 50%