Arborist earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Arborist salary by state

State Name Average Salary
Alaska $61,380
District of Columbia $61,230
Illinois $59,860
New Jersey $59,770
Connecticut $56,000
California $55,730
New York $52,420
Washington $52,330
Wyoming $49,840
South Dakota $49,250
Massachusetts $49,040
Mississippi $48,730
Montana $48,260
Michigan $48,240
Utah $48,240
Missouri $48,170
Maine $48,040
Indiana $48,020
New Mexico $47,130
Pennsylvania $46,980
Arizona $46,970
Oregon $46,910
Kentucky $46,640
Hawaii $45,250
Rhode Island $42,850
Colorado $42,190
Minnesota $41,850
Delaware $40,230
Maryland $39,540
North Dakota $39,340
New Hampshire $39,160
Ohio $39,070
Iowa $38,890
Georgia $38,880
Vermont $38,770
Kansas $38,470
West Virginia $38,470
Alabama $38,420
Florida $38,420
North Carolina $38,390
Nebraska $38,360
Arkansas $38,270
Oklahoma $38,250
Louisiana $37,830
Tennessee $37,600
Wisconsin $36,670
Virginia $36,660
Puerto Rico $35,790
South Carolina $31,080
Nevada $30,370
Idaho $30,160
Texas $30,160

How do arborist salaries compare to similar careers?

Arborists earn about the same as related careers in New Mexico. On average, they make less than park naturalists but more than forest and conservation workers.

Career Median Salary
Park naturalist salary $69K
Rangeland manager salary $69K
Forester salary $67K
Landscaper salary $47K
Arborist salary $47K
Grounds maintenance worker salary $30K
Irrigation technician salary $30K
Nursery worker salary $23K
Forest and conservation worker salary $22K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)