There are currently an estimated 54,500 arborists in the United States. The arborist job market is expected to grow by 11.7% between 2016 and 2026.
How employable are arborists?
CareerExplorer rates arborists with a D employability rating, meaning this career should provide weak employment opportunities for the foreseeable future. Over the next 10 years, it is expected the US will need 13,500 arborists. That number is based on 6,400 additional arborists, and the retirement of 7,100 existing arborists.
What’s the supply of arborists?
The arborist industry is concentrated in California, Texas, Florida
Arborist job market by state
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