Average Tree Trimmer Hourly Pay

Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)

The average hourly pay for a Tree Trimmer is $17.27

Hourly Rate
$13 - $25
$265 - $10k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $4k
Total Pay
$27k - $53k
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What Do Tree Trimmers Do?

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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How do Tree Trimmers Rate Their Jobs?

3.8 out of 5
Highly Satisfied
Based on 83 responses, the job of Tree Trimmer has received a job satisfaction rating of 3.79 out of 5. On average, Tree Trimmers are highly satisfied with their job.

FAQs About Tree Trimmers

What is the highest pay for Tree Trimmers?

Our data indicates that the highest pay for a Tree Trimmer is $24.69 / hour

What is the lowest pay for Tree Trimmers?

Our data indicates that the lowest pay for a Tree Trimmer is $12.93 / hour

How can Tree Trimmers increase their salary?

Increasing your pay as a Tree Trimmer is possible in different ways. Change of employer: Consider a career move to a new employer that is willing to pay higher for your skills. Level of Education: Gaining advanced degrees may allow this role to increase their income potential and qualify for promotions. Managing Experience: If you are a Tree Trimmer that oversees more junior Tree Trimmers, this experience can increase the likelihood to earn more.