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Tree Trimmers and Pruners


Using sophisticated climbing and rigging techniques, cut away dead or excess branches from trees or shrubs to maintain right-of-way for roads, sidewalks, or utilities, or to improve appearance, health, and value of tree. Prune or treat trees or shrubs using handsaws, hand pruners, clippers, and power pruners. Works off the ground in the tree canopy and may use truck-mounted lifts. Excludes workers who primarily perform duties of “Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers” (37-3011) and “Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation” (37-3012). 

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Growth Rate Click for more information on Growth rate 2.5%
Openings Per Year Click for more information on Employment outlook 268
Median Hourly Click for more information on Median Hourly Wage $25 per hour
Average Annual Click for more information on Average Wage $53,750 per year
Education Needed Click for more information on Education needed These occupations usually require a high school diploma. 
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