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How Much Does a Trimmer Earn In The United States?

Trimmer Salaries
Updated December 31, 2020
Average Yearly Salary
$31,000
$22,000
$31,000
$44,000
The average trimmer makes about $31,673 per year. That's $15.23 per hour! Those in the lower 10%, such as entry-level positions, only make about $22,000 a year. Meanwhile, the top 10% are sitting pretty with an average salary of $44,000. Many of trimmers seem to be drawn to manufacturing and retail companies. Unless they care more about money, in which case trimmers tend to work at utilities, manufacturing, and automotive companies. Even the employees who work in these industries can confirm that's where the money is. Although money is important, a lot of people base their career decisions solely on location. That's why we found that North Dakota, New York and Alaska pay trimmers the highest salaries.
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Where Trimmers Earn The Most

The darker areas on the map show where trimmers earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

Average Salary

How Much Do Trimmers Earn In Different Cities?

While a trimmer can average a salary of $31,673 per year, or $15.23 per hour, there are many opportunities for trimmers to make more. For example, in New York, NY you might make $42,652 per year. Other high-paying locations include Salinas, CA, Wooster, OH and Denver, CO. If you're in an entry-level position, your best bet is to move to New York, NY where the average starting salary is $28,000. The highest paying states for trimmers include North Dakota, New York and Alaska. Meanwhile, Indiana, North Carolina, and Georgia offer the lowest salaries.
Location
City
Average Salary

New York, NY

Salary Range34k - 52k$43k$42,652

Salinas, CA

Salary Range32k - 50k$40k$40,057

Wooster, OH

Salary Range27k - 42k$34k$34,440

Denver, CO

Salary Range27k - 39k$33k$33,008

Roswell, NM

Salary Range25k - 38k$32k$31,538

Sioux City, IA

Salary Range25k - 35k$30k$30,011

Corpus Christi, TX

Salary Range23k - 37k$30k$29,757

Bay City, MI

Salary Range23k - 35k$29k$29,142

Omaha, NE

Salary Range24k - 34k$29k$28,869

Kansas City, MO

Salary Range23k - 33k$28k$28,354
$20k
$52k

High Paying Trimmer Jobs

Which Companies Pay Trimmers The Most?

If you insist on knowing when your check is going to come and for how much, then you'd be better off working for companies like Lamb Weston and Vireo Health as they offer the highest salaries for trimmers.
Company
Company
Average Salary
Lamb Weston
Salary Range37k - 42k$40k$39,573
Vireo Health
Salary Range30k - 41k$36k$35,614
LivWell Enlightened Health
Salary Range31k - 40k$36k$35,605
Davey Tree Expert Company
Salary Range30k - 41k$35k$35,425
Trees
Salary Range30k - 41k$35k$35,410
Optiv
Salary Range29k - 40k$35k$35,010
Hatfield Quality Meats
Salary Range32k - 37k$35k$34,879
LSI
Salary Range28k - 35k$32k$31,822
Hain Celestial Group
Salary Range29k - 33k$31k$31,450
Ethan Allen
Salary Range27k - 33k$30k$30,404
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$42k

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    How Much Do Trimmers Make In Different Industries?

    As we previously stated, trimmer salaries can vary depending on the industry. In fact, our data shows that utilities, manufacturing, and automotive companies tend to offer much higher salaries for trimmers. For example, trimmers make a whopping average salary of $35,374 while working for utilities companies. Meanwhile, other people in this field are making $32,804 at manufacturing companies and $32,561 at automotive companies. But trimmers may want to avoid working in the finance industry as it offers the lowest average salary at $22,929.
    Industry
    Average Salary

    Utilities

    Salary Range30k - 41k$35k$35,374

    Manufacturing

    Salary Range28k - 38k$33k$32,804

    Automotive

    Salary Range28k - 37k$33k$32,561

    Retail

    Salary Range26k - 32k$29k$29,117

    Agriculture

    Salary Range23k - 28k$26k$25,607

    Finance

    Salary Range21k - 24k$23k$22,929
    $21k
    $41k

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    $32,349
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    01/19/2021
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    Clovis, NM
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    01/19/2021
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    $32,349
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    01/19/2021
    Trimmer
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    Omaha, NE
    Omaha, NE
    01/13/2021
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    $27,131
    $27,131
    01/13/2021
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    Trimmer/Climber With DL-Non-Union 760030
    Trimmer/Climber With DL-Non-Union 760030
    Zanesville, OH
    Zanesville, OH
    01/06/2021
    01/06/2021
    $36,335
    $36,335
    01/06/2021
    Foam Trimmers Wanted
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    Rochester Hills, MI
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    12/24/2020
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    $29,218
    $29,218
    12/24/2020
    Tablet Trimmer
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    Los Angeles, CA
    Los Angeles, CA
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    $31,305
    $31,305
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