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View Poll Results: How much do you pay your lawn mowing team member (not foreman)
9 or less 1 1.45%
9-10 14 20.29%
10-11 22 31.88%
11-12 17 24.64%
12-13 8 11.59%
13-14 1 1.45%
14 or more 6 8.70%
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Old 11-15-2014, 08:02 PM
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How much do you pay your lawn mowing team member that's not a foreman?
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Old 11-15-2014, 10:18 PM
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I start them out at $8 - 10 depending on experience!!
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Old 12-04-2014, 01:40 PM
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Start at $8.10 and if they last 2 weeks that goes up to $9. The only way to get more than $9 is stick around over a year, and eventually be a foreman making $16+

I also raise pay based on weather I see consistent leadership skills and pride in the work. Those things also factor into bonuses at the end of the year.
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Old 12-21-2014, 11:46 AM
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@ 8-10 and I fill like I'm getting ripped off most of the time... The people I'm getting in this area don't even know what an edger is for, and that's with some experience... Where are you guys finding people with experience???
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Old 12-21-2014, 07:21 PM
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start at 10 and can quickly be moved up to 12 after being fully trained and prove themselves as hard workers, past evaluation periods.
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Old 02-20-2015, 10:27 PM
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Generally start out between 11-11.50 and cap out around $13.50. This is for a crew member on a full service maintenance crew. From there they would get moved up to a crew leader in training which is $14-14.50 as long as they have a good license and are capable.
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Old 02-20-2015, 10:38 PM
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I know the larger companies here in Columbus GA are paying crew leaders 10.50. I know this because I have talked to a couple of them and they told me.
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Helll down in my area a crew leader gets around $8-9
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Old 02-20-2015, 10:55 PM
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No one around here wants to work for less than 15 I usually tell them I have to start them at 13 but will bump to 15 after first month. My leader makes 18 but he also does the hardscape side as we only cut 2days a week
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Old 02-20-2015, 11:25 PM
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Wow I need a new job... In the industry for 10 yrs Been crew leader for 6yrs and only get $12 with NO benefits at all. with a family of 6 and the only one working there's no getting ahead. Any one hiring? Willing to relocate anywhere.
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