Tree Trimmer Salary

A Tree Trimmer earns an average wage of $15.23 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for employees with more than 20 years' experience.

$26,000 - $52,078
$26K
$34K
$52K
MEDIAN: $33,600
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50%
90%

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$10.90 - $23.02
$11
$15
$23
MEDIAN: $15.23
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$26,000 - $52,078  
   
Bonus
$48.48 - $1,443  
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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$23,199 - $52,250  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 19
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$10.90 - $23.02  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.02  
Overtime
$15.06 - $35.25  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$48.48 - $1,443  
   
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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$23,199 - $52,250  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 290
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Job Description for Tree Trimmer

A tree trimmer is a landscape professional who specializes in the careful cutting of tree branches. Tree trimmers perform this action for a variety of reasons. Sometimes, dead or diseased branches can jeopardize the tree itself; other times, they may be utilized by state or local governments to remove branches which obstruct views for drivers or endanger utility lines. Tree trimmers also perform an aesthetic service by helping to carefully manage and manicure trees for landscaped residential and business clients.

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Tree Trimmer Tasks

  • 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.
  • Operate shredding and chipping equipment.
  • Trim and reshape trees to achieve attractive shapes according to customer specifications or to remove low-hanging branches.

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

Tree Trimmer Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Tree Trimmer?

Tree Trimmer in Little Rock:
`"$It's exciting and dangerous."`
Pros: I enjoy been out doors the, nature different locations learn new things every day.
Cons: The heat exposure and cold whether ,and insects.

Key Stats for Tree Trimmer

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 41 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
7%
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Experience Affects Tree Trimmer Salaries

Experienced
▲12%

Mid-Career
▲6%

Late-Career
▲5%

National Average
$33,000

▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 41 votes.

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 51%
dental benefits
Dental: 35%
vision benefits
Vision: 26%
dental benefits
None: 47%
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