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Average Arborist Hourly Pay in New Zealand

NZ$25.08
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NZ$1,750
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The average hourly pay for an Arborist in New Zealand is NZ$25.08.
10%
NZ$20.11
MEDIAN
NZ$25.08
90%
NZ$30.79
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Hourly Rate
NZ$20 - NZ$31
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NZ$0 - NZ$1,750
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NZ$41,617 - NZ$66,418
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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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Career Paths

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What is the Pay by Experience Level for Arborists?

An early career Arborist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of NZ$23.74 based on 38 salaries. A mid-career Arborist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of NZ$26.06 based on 41 salaries. An experienced Arborist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of NZ$25.78 based on 20 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of NZ$30.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 105 survey responses.
Early Career
36.2%
Mid Career
39.0%
Experienced
19.0%
Late Career
5.7%