Average Arborist Hourly Pay in Canada

Avg. Base Hourly Rate (CAD)

The average hourly pay for an Arborist is C$22.88 in 2023

Hourly Rate
C$18 - C$31
C$242 - C$6k
Total Pay
C$37k - C$72k
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What Do Arborists Do?

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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How do Arborists Rate Their Jobs?

3.9 out of 5
Highly Satisfied
Based on 14 responses, the job of Arborist has received a job satisfaction rating of 3.93 out of 5. On average, Arborists are highly satisfied with their job.

FAQs About Arborists

What is the highest pay for Arborists?

Our data indicates that the highest pay for an Arborist is CA$30.64 / hour

What is the lowest pay for Arborists?

Our data indicates that the lowest pay for an Arborist is CA$17.84 / hour

How can Arborists increase their salary?

Increasing your pay as an Arborist is possible in different ways. Change of employer: Consider a career move to a new employer that is willing to pay higher for your skills. Level of Education: Gaining advanced degrees may allow this role to increase their income potential and qualify for promotions. Managing Experience: If you are an Arborist that oversees more junior Arborists, this experience can increase the likelihood to earn more.