$35,435
Avg. Salary
$15.72
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Tree Trimmer is $15.72 per hour.

The average pay for a Tree Trimmer is $35,435 per year.

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$11.49
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$24.81
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MEDIAN $35,435
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$0$73K
Salary $23,270 - $73,796
Bonus $49.83 - $2,517
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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$24,238 - $53,553
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 45
Hourly Data $0$37
Hourly Rate $11.49 - $24.81
Hourly Tips $0.07
Overtime $16.56 - $37.27
Annual Data $0$53K
Bonus $49.83 - $2,517
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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$24,238 - $53,553
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 553

Job Description

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.

Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level

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.

Job Reviews

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

Tree Trimmer in St. Louis:
"Good benefits."
Pros: Union benefits are great.
Cons: Micromanaged

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.

Tree Trimmer in Rahway:
"White face hornets."
Stay focus, it takes time to perfect your craft. Always practice safety and follow all safety protocols.

Tree Trimmer in Portland:
"Find a better career."
Beware of what you wish for, you are a number not a name.

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 94 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
10%

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How Experience Affects Salaries

Experienced
▲9%

Mid-Career
▲3%

Late-Career
▲2%

National Average
$34,000

▼11%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 94 votes.

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 52%
dental benefits
Dental: 33%
vision benefits
Vision: 26%
no benefits
None: 47%