AU$62,930
Avg. Salary
AU$26.08
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for an Arborist is AU$26.08 per hour.

The average pay for an Arborist is AU$62,930 per year.

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AU$20.11
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MEDIAN AU$62,930
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MEDIAN: AU$62,930
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Salary AU$45,914 - AU$89,460
Bonus AU$8,900
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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AU$42,247 - AU$79,361
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 18 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 77
Hourly Data AU$0AU$53
Hourly Rate AU$20.11 - AU$34.85
Overtime AU$26.43 - AU$53.95
Annual Data AU$0AU$79K
Bonus AU$8,900
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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AU$42,247 - AU$79,361
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 18 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 246

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.

Arborist Pay By Employer

$0$65K

$38,252

$37,912

Asplundh
10 profiles
$33,280

$37,074

Arborist Job Listings

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 AU$52,000 based on 184 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 AU$61,000 based on 126 salaries. An experienced Arborist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$64,000 based on 89 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 AU$71,000 based on 21 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

12%

5%

-6%

-6%

National Average: AU$56,690

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Arborist Advice

Q: What is it like working as an Arborist?

Arborist in Caboolture:
"Find a quality Company to work and learn From."
Work only for professional companies and do as much training as you can . You will be reward in so many ways in the long term . Don't chase money satisfaction as that will come to you if you put in the hard work .Arboriculture like tree's is a growing industry grow with it and like a tree you will be valued .

Arborist in Busselton:
"Hard."
Pros: Watching a tree fall and climbing high into a tree.
Cons: Hard, sweaty, hot, back pain, dangerous.

Arborist in Nowra:
"The phisical toll it can have on your body."
Try and work smart and not hard. Trees will always have to be climbed but where possible use machinery in all aspects of the work.

Key Stats for Arborist

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
5%

Experience Affects Arborist Salaries

▲26%

▲13%

▲7%

National Average
AU$57,000

▼8%

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 3%
dental benefits
Dental: 1%
vision benefits
Vision: 1%
no benefits
None: 97%