Tree service technicians are about average in terms of happiness.

At CareerExplorer, we conduct an ongoing survey with millions of people and ask them how satisfied they are with their careers. As it turns out, tree service technicians rate their career happiness 3.2 out of 5 stars which puts them in the top 49% of careers.

To put this into perspective, we compared how happy tree service technicians are to similar careers in the industry. Take a look at the results below:

Salaries and satisfaction ratings in similar careers

Career Satisfaction Avg Salary
Range manager
3.5
$63k
Soil and plant scientist
3.4
$63k
Forester
3.4
$62k
Arborist
3.1
$39k
Landscape architect
3.1
$70k
Irrigation technician
3.1
$30k

So what does it mean to be happy in your career? Let’s break it down into different dimensions:

  • Salary: Are tree service technicians happy with their salary?
  • Meaning: Do tree service technicians find their jobs meaningful?
  • Personality fit: How well suited are people’s personalities to their everyday tasks as tree service technicians?
  • Work environment: How enjoyable are tree service technician’s work environments?
  • Skills utilization: Are tree service technicians making the best use of their abilities?

Are tree service technicians happy with their salary?