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Old 05-18-2014, 12:42 PM
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Fair hourly rate for foreman with 15 years

What should I pay this guy. He has 15 years and can do pretty much everything but apply pesticide and hardscape. I will be letting him use a company truck for a 14 mile commute round trip. Im based in WNY
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Old 05-18-2014, 12:45 PM
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15 years and knows well of how you operate and can do pretty much anything, if you trust him good he is worth some money to keep around people like that now days are far and few in between, and others would be looking for someone this dedicated and snatch them up in no time.
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Old 05-18-2014, 01:04 PM
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Ya I been after him for 5 years. I hired him to plow cause the company he worked for didnt have enough plowing. And I noticed his work work one we got to know each other. The guy is an edging machine. Can run all my equipment, drive all with all my trailers, line trim and just goes on and on. I never had a guy with this much experience before so I want to be fair and keep him happy. He completed a job I bid 4 hours with 3 guys in 3 hours with 2 guys
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Old 05-18-2014, 05:25 PM
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Seems like $18 would be fair for starting. What was he making before?
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Old 05-18-2014, 05:29 PM
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15.00 is good around here
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Old 05-18-2014, 08:08 PM
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Im not to sure what he was making. I really didnt ask cuz of the quality of work I saw that he can do. I started him out at a $11 which I thought was good. Now I see why he dont wanna really train the new guys.
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Old 05-18-2014, 09:07 PM
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$11 seems way too low. He sounds much more qualified than myself and I make way more than $11.
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Old 05-18-2014, 09:13 PM
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Lol $11. That's a first year laborer rate
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$11 seems way too low. He sounds much more qualified than myself and I make way more than $11.
$11 is very low for someone with that much experience. Good luck.
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Old 05-18-2014, 09:24 PM
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$11 is very low for someone with that much experience. Good luck.
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He's in my area and you can make some guys with that money lifers
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