Tree Trimmer Salary

A Tree Trimmer earns an average wage of $15.23 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for employees with more than 20 years' experience.

$20,468 - $53,115
$20K
$33K
$53K
MEDIAN: $32,940
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50%
90%

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$11.54 - $24.39
$12
$16
$24
MEDIAN: $15.78
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$0$53K
Salary $20,468 - $53,115
Bonus $51.52 - $5,042
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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$24,404 - $53,305
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 26
Hourly Data $0$35
Hourly Rate $11.54 - $24.39
Hourly Tips $0.76
Overtime $15.14 - $35.70
Annual Data $0$53K
Bonus $51.52 - $5,042
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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$24,404 - $53,305
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 305

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Job Description for Tree Trimmer

A tree trimmer is a landscape professional who specializes in the careful cutting of tree branches. Tree trimmers perform this action for a variety of reasons. Sometimes, dead or diseased branches can jeopardize the tree itself; other times, they may be utilized by state or local governments to remove branches which obstruct views for drivers or endanger utility lines. Tree trimmers also perform an aesthetic service by helping to carefully manage and manicure trees for landscaped residential and business clients.

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Tree Trimmer Tasks

  • Cut away dead or excess tree branches and clear branches from power lines.
  • Climb trees using hooks and belts, or climb ladders to gain access.
  • Operate shredding and chipping equipment.
  • Trim and reshape trees to achieve attractive shapes according to customer specifications or to remove low-hanging branches.

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Pay by Experience Level for Tree Trimmer

Pay by Experience for a Tree Trimmer has a positive trend. An entry-level Tree Trimmer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $30,000 based on 175 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Tree Trimmer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $35,000 based on 97 salaries. An experienced Tree Trimmer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $37,000 based on 85 salaries. A Tree Trimmer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $35,000 based on 23 salaries.

Tree Trimmer Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Tree Trimmer?

Tree Trimmer in Little Rock:
"It's exciting and dangerous."
Pros: I enjoy been out doors the, nature different locations learn new things every day.
Cons: The heat exposure and cold whether ,and insects.

Tree Trimmer in Gulfport:
Pros: Good job work 4 days a week have weekends off.
Cons: Rain out days have to make up on Friday.

Key Stats for Tree Trimmer

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 52 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
8%
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Experience Affects Tree Trimmer Salaries

Experienced
▲9%

Mid-Career
▲3%

Late-Career
▲3%

National Average
$34,000

▼11%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 52 votes.

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 48%
dental benefits
Dental: 32%
vision benefits
Vision: 24%
no benefits
None: 52%
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