The cost for tree pruning averages between $250 and $500, reports TreeRemoval.com. The lowest cost reported is approximately $75, whereas the highest cost reported is around $1000 or sometimes even higher, as of October 2015. The cost depends on the size of the tree and the amount of work involved.
Taller trees, those measuring 60 feet or taller, are the most expensive to trim. Other factors may also influence the price, such as the location, accessibility and health of the tree. Homeowners who wish to do the project themselves can expect equipment rental costs of about $30 to $150, according to Angie's List