An Arborist earns an average wage of C$20.72 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job.

C$30,421 - C$65,436
C$30K
C$48K
C$65K
MEDIAN: C$47,910
10%
50%
90%
C$15.65 - C$29.80
C$16
C$21
C$30
MEDIAN: C$20.88
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$65K
Salary C$30,421 - C$65,436
Bonus C$0.00 - C$9,696
Profit Sharing C$4,500
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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C$32,425 - C$64,252
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 21 Apr 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 32
Hourly Data C$0C$45
Hourly Rate C$15.65 - C$29.80
Hourly Tips C$0.38
Overtime C$22.15 - C$45.96
Annual Data C$0C$64K
Bonus C$0.00 - C$9,696
Profit Sharing C$4,500
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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C$32,425 - C$64,252
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 21 Apr 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 190

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.

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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 C$41,000 based on 77 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 C$49,000 based on 42 salaries. An experienced Arborist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$56,000 based on 26 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 C$62,000 based on 7 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$45,223

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Key Stats for Arborist

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 34 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
6%

Experience Affects Arborist Salaries

▲38%

▲24%

▲9%

National Average
C$45,000

▼10%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 34 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 48%
dental benefits
Dental: 42%
vision benefits
Vision: 32%
no benefits
None: 49%