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Tree Trimmers and Pruners - What They Do


Tree Trimmers and Pruners generally receive Short-term on-the-job training before they are capable of performing their job at an acceptable level. Once employed, Tree Trimmers and Pruners can expect to earn an average of $32,000 per year throughout their career.

In addition, over the next 10 years Tree Trimmers and Pruners will be one of the fastest growing occupations. They should experience a 11.1% rate of growth during this time period. In respect to starting your own business, Tree Trimmers and Pruners are extremely entrepreneurial in nature. Currently, 28.9% of the employment base is classified as self-employed.

Given the job environment today, it should come as no surprise that Tree Trimmers and Pruners are currently facing unemployment levels approaching 10.0%.

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