Average Tree Trimmer Hourly Pay

Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)

The average hourly pay for a Tree Trimmer is $17.16

Hourly Rate
$13 - $25
$199 - $5k
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 94 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.