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Tree Surgeon Salary

$42,495 (USD)

Average Salary

$20/hr

Average Hourly

$612

Average Bonus

Last updated: November 22, 2019

The average pay for a Tree Surgeon is $42,495 a year and $20 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Tree Surgeon is between $31,861 and $51,315. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Tree Surgeon. 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:
  • Prunes and cares for ornamental and shade trees and shrubs in yards and parks to improve their appearance, health, and value.
  • Cuts out dead and undesirable limbs and trims trees to enhance beauty and growth.
  • Scrapes decayed matter from cavities in trees, and fills holes with cement to promote healing and prevent further deterioration.
  • Sprays and dusts pesticides on shrubs and trees to control pests and disease or sprays foliar fertilizers to increase plant growth, using hand or machine dusters and sprayers.
Tree Surgeon Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Tree Trimmers and Pruners

Job family population: 42,440

Estimated population of Tree Surgeon jobs: 1,589

Rate of error: 5.3%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$49,264
5 Year Change:
16 %
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About United States

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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 Surgeon Job Listings for United States

Vegetation Technician | Ukiah, CA
Nov 2
Ukiah, United States
The Davey Tree Expert Company
The Davey Tree Surgery Company Service Line:2UTL - Surgery Utility Employment Type:Regular Job Type:Full Time Education Level Required:High School Diploma / GED Work Experience Required:Less than 1 ...
Leadworker, Maintenance (Parks)
Oct 30
Montclair, CA, USA
City of Montclair
... and tree surgery work on all city trees; maintains grounds located around facilities and parks; directs and trains crews on equipment and job duties; maintains and services all small equipment ...
Physician: Colon and Rectal Surgeon Needed in Virginia | JOB-2609818
Nov 4
Chesapeake, VA, USA
CompHealth
They will consider surgeons that want to do a combination of general surgery and colon rectal ... of friendly, tree-lined neighborhoods, great shopping, and outdoor recreation. It is all just ...
Orthopaedic Surgeon (joint)
Nov 14
Nashville, Tennessee, USA
Spot On Recruiting, Inc.
Seeking an Orthopedic Surgeon with Total Joint experience to Join a Successful and Established ... tree-lined neighborhoods, country club living, as well as lakefront housing. - Enjoy golf and ...
Orthopedic Surgeon Adult Reconstruction - Grafton, WI
Oct 9
Grafton, USA
Aurora Health Care
Completion of an accredited orthopedic surgery residency program * A fellowship in adult ... tree lined streets and small town warmth. The community has a New England feel offering a diverse ...

The average pay for a Tree Surgeon is $42,495 a year and $20 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Tree Surgeon is between $31,861 and $51,315. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Tree Surgeon. 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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