The average hourly pay for a Tree Surgeon is $19.81.
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Job Description for Tree Surgeon
A tree surgeon treats trees that are damaged or diseased and helps them get back into a healthy condition. When trees cannot be recovered, it will often be the job of the tree surgeon to cut them down. A tree may also be removed or cut when they are in an environment that may be a hazard to people around it, such as locations near residences or power lines. Pruning trees on a periodic basis is also often part of the job. It is important to have a strong knowledge of various types of trees, inc…Read more
Tree Surgeon 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 Tree Surgeon
An early career Tree Surgeon with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $16.88 based on 23 salaries. A mid-career Tree Surgeon with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $17.85 based on 26 salaries. An experienced Tree Surgeon with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $20.20 based on 26 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $23.
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