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01-06-2013, 11:07 PM
Just curious how everyone else budgets for their own salary? Right now I take about 15% of gross revenue as my salary (including distributions). My production labor consistently sits at about 28%. We did $500k this year. I've spent the last couple hours searching the internet for sample profit and loss statements so I can see how I stack up against the average company. Anyone know a good place to find that information? Any help would be appreciated.
01-06-2013, 11:22 PM
lawn and landscape does post "state of the industry reports" (or whatever they call it) every year that provide a lot of info similar to what you are looking for. Not sure where they get their info from exactly but it gives you something to look at
01-07-2013, 05:01 PM
I think L&L had posted the average salary in the green industry was 50-65,000
Sounds like your doing well then.
Then again the L&L magazine has the average including thousands of smaller companies that don't even gross over 50K
FWIW, I take between 25-28% of gross rev.
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