Arborist earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Arborist salary by state

State Name Average Salary
Alaska $50,188
Alabama $38,340
Arkansas $31,100
Arizona $43,260
California $47,340
Colorado $33,210
Connecticut $38,970
District of Columbia $61,230
Delaware $40,230
Florida $28,300
Georgia $28,050
Hawaii $44,930
Iowa $42,110
Idaho $42,890
Illinois $49,781
Indiana $37,630
Kansas $41,400
Kentucky $32,610
Louisiana $35,550
Massachusetts $46,880
Maryland $45,610
Maine $34,870
Michigan $36,310
Minnesota $55,750
Missouri $42,100
Mississippi $42,720
Montana $48,260
North Carolina $34,430
North Dakota $39,870
Nebraska $34,420
New Hampshire $40,030
New Jersey $48,120
New Mexico $39,690
Nevada $34,790
New York $52,680
Ohio $38,650
Oklahoma $28,300
Oregon $43,740
Pennsylvania $35,684
Puerto Rico $35,510
Rhode Island $42,850
South Carolina $30,690
South Dakota $36,600
Tennessee $32,280
Texas $34,120
Utah $34,630
Virginia $43,110
Vermont $39,190
Washington $56,990
Wisconsin $33,980
West Virginia $34,320
Wyoming $30,260

How do arborist salaries compare to similar careers?

Arborists earn about the same as related careers in Illinois. On average, they make less than landscape architects but more than greenhouse technicians.

Career Median Salary
Landscape architect salary $72K
Horticulturist salary $67K
Forester salary $69K
Range manager salary $63K
Arborist salary $50K
Soil and plant scientist salary $52K
Lawn care specialist salary $37K
Forest and conservation worker salary $39K
Greenhouse technician salary $39K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)