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Old 05-03-2006, 08:17 PM
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$35 per man hour

saw a competitors contract the other day. this "competitor" has 5 trucks, heavy equipment, top of the line stuff. his hourly rate on his contract was.....$35 per man hour. what a joke. how the hell do u people make any money?
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Old 05-03-2006, 08:21 PM
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Live in Metrowest Boston, one of the most expensive places to live in the country, and 35/hr is usually max.
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Old 05-03-2006, 08:21 PM
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they dont. they just like to work their @$$ off for nothing, but just not for someone elses biz.
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Old 05-03-2006, 08:26 PM
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saw a competitors contract the other day. this "competitor" has 5 trucks, heavy equipment, top of the line stuff. his hourly rate on his contract was.....$35 per man hour. what a joke. how the hell do u people make any money?


This is all conjecture below but look at this way.




3 guys at 9.00 per hour

1 hour job = $105.00 @ $35.00 per hour

$27.00 paid out for labor

$78.00 profit - expenses and taxes.

Whats the problem? Guys probably pulling in around $40.00 per hour profit.

Of course is all speculative and relative to how many guys are on the job and how much he is paying them. Unless you HAVE that info all you can do is make educated guesses.
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Old 05-03-2006, 08:32 PM
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pga- spoken like a true amatuer. those guys are on the timeclock, aint they, for the ride over? those guys are on the timeclock, aint they, when they have to stop and pee. those guys are on the timeclock, aint they, loading and unloading the equipment? matching taxes, accounting/payroll fees......smarten up kid.....$35 an hour will send you to the poor house
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Old 05-03-2006, 08:34 PM
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volume......
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Old 05-03-2006, 08:35 PM
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Yeah $35/hr would make me cry. That is less than I get for my FT job. If I end up making $45/hr I'm really upset. I shoot for $60-$70/hr. You have to with all the expenses there are in this line of work.
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Old 05-03-2006, 08:35 PM
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volume......
ahhhhh, the old "allota a little".
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Old 05-03-2006, 08:37 PM
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pga- spoken like a true amatuer. those guys are on the timeclock, aint they, for the ride over? those guys are on the timeclock, aint they, when they have to stop and pee. those guys are on the timeclock, aint they, loading and unloading the equipment? matching taxes, accounting/payroll fees......smarten up kid.....$35 an hour will send you to the poor house



Wow, my whole post went right over your head.
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Old 05-03-2006, 08:40 PM
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No, I don't think it did...
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