Career Outlook for Tree Trimmers and Pruners

Also known as:  Pruner, Tree Pruner, Tree Specialist, Tree Surgeon, Tree Trimmer
The overall job outlook for Tree Trimmer or Pruner careers has been negative since 2004. Vacancies for this career have decreased by 5.18 percent nationwide in that time, with an average decline of 0.86 percent per year. Demand for Tree Trimmers and Pruners is expected to go up, with an expected 19,250 new jobs filled by 2018. This represents an annual increase of 6.41 percent over the next few years.
There are currently more Tree Trimmers and Pruners in the following states
California 6,220
Texas 2,130
North Carolina 2,010
Ohio 1,930
Massachusetts 1,620
Missouri 1,610
New York 1,560
The states below have the least number of filled positions for Tree Trimmers and Pruners
New Hampshire 30
Montana 30
New Mexico 40
Rhode Island 50
Colorado 70
Maine 130
South Dakota 220