Treat trees for disease,insect and fertility problems. I also do consulting for people who are in pre-construction or construction or have completed construction and wanting to plant new trees.I work with public entities, landscapers, lawncare companies, and home owners.

Actual Career: Arborist

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Career Field:
Company Position:
Same as career title
INDIANA, South Western RegionRequired Level of Education:
Associate Degree
Actual Level of Education:
Bachelor’s Degree

Field of Study:
Name of Educational Institue:
Purdue University (IN)
Type of Educational Institute:
Public University
Length of Time in Career:
12 plus years
Annual Earnings, 1st Year:
Annual Earnings, Last Year:
40,000 – 50,000
Weekly Hours:
Ordinary Shift:
Required Travel Amount:
up to 75% travel

Actual Comments from the holder of this Actual Career

How do you feel about this Actual Career?
I love my job. Not necessarily the best money but very rewarding.

Was your degree helpful in your career field?

In your opinion, what kind of education did you need to get this career?
General background of trees, and how they grow.

Experience, Skills, Specialized Training, Licenses, or Certifications:
Besides my degree in Forestry, I am also a Certified Arborist.I have been involved it trees and tree care for over 33 years.

Just one more thing….
I am either treating trees or telling people about thier trees all day every day. Always a chance to learn new things. Get to work with some great people.

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