What does an Arborist do?

Work/Life Balance
3.3 ★
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Career Opportunity
3.5 ★
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How much does an Arborist make?

$55,801 /yr
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Read what Arborist professionals have to say about their job experiences and view top companies for this career.
Bartlett Tree ExpertsBartlett Tree Experts
Tree Climber/Arborist
Apr 16, 2023

“Limited opportunities for career progression beyond what is essentially manual labor and an unbreakable pay ceiling for aforementioned production workers.”

U.S. Forest Service - Huron Shores Ranger Station
Forestry Technician
Feb 11, 2023

“Low pay but good to be outdoors”

Oct 6, 2022

“Good work and life balance”

Tree Trimmer
Dec 30, 2021

“Fun to work and great co workers”

Tree Trimmer
Jun 21, 2021

“Good work pace plus bonuses based on performance and timing packaging.”

Bartlett Tree ExpertsBartlett Tree Experts
Sales Arborist
Aug 24, 2021

“Interesting mix of work and opportunity for growth.”

US Forest ServiceUS Forest Service
Forestry Technician
Jan 26, 2023

“You'll meet wonderful people Great if you love to work outdoors Lovely views”

The Davey Tree Expert CompanyThe Davey Tree Expert Company
Nov 28, 2021

“Good training for new people”

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