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Tree Pruner Salary

$37,895 (USD)

Average Salary

$18/hr

Average Hourly

$474

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 11, 2019

The average pay for a Tree Pruner is $37,895 a year and $18 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Tree Pruner is between $28,952 and $45,220. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Tree Pruner. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Description:
  • Trims and prunes away dead and excess branches from fruit, nut, and shade trees, using handsaws, pruning hooks and shears, and long-handled clippers.
  • Improves the health and appearance of trees, and clears ways for sidewalks, roads, or utilities.
  • Applies tar or other protective substances to cut surfaces to seal surfaces against insects.
Tree Pruner Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Tree Trimmers and Pruners

Job family population: 42,440

Estimated population of Tree Pruner jobs: 26,248

Rate of error: 5.3%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$43,930
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Description: The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S. or US) or simply America, is a country comprising 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions. At 3.8 million square miles (9.8 million km2), it is the world's third or fourth largest country by total area and is slightly smaller than the entire continent of Europe. Most of the country is located in central North America between Canada and Mexico. With an estimated population of over 327 million people, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the...

Tree Pruner Job Listings for United States

Climbing Arborist/Crew Leader - Monster Tree Service, Cape Fear
Dec 6
Wilmington, United States
Monster Tree Service
Supervises tree crew while performing residential and commercial tree pruning and removals in accordance with ANSI and company standards. * Operate an aerial lift and/or bucket truck when necessary
Tree Climber
Dec 5
Kitsap County, WA, USA
Westerlund Tree Service, aka KingWest, LLC
Responsible for climbing, pruning and removing trees on residential and commercial properties. Position involves providing expert tree service solutions to customer properties. Responsible for ...
Tree Climber
Dec 6
Mesa, AZ, USA
Genesis Landscape Solutions
Must Have: · At least two years of verifiable experience · Knowledge of proper tree pruning techniques · Understanding of proper safety techniques · Experience operating chipper · Experience ...
Senior Utility Forester
Nov 27
us
Environmental Consultants (ECI)
Prescribe International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) recommended directional pruning techniques and clearances for identified vegetation. * Apply tree risk assessment principles and practices to ...
Climber and Trimmer/Arbor Crew Leader
Sep 26
Brighton, CO, USA
Environmental Designs
Do you love being in a tree with a chainsaw? If so, we'd love to have you on our team! We are seeking a foreman and crew members for this position. This position's main duties involves pruning trees ...

The average pay for a Tree Pruner is $37,895 a year and $18 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Tree Pruner is between $28,952 and $45,220. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Tree Pruner. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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