Register free!
Search
 
     

The Green Industry's Resource Center


Click for Weather
Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 04-06-2011, 06:58 AM
grassmasterswilson grassmasterswilson is offline
LawnSite Silver Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: nc
Posts: 2,987
per hour break down of pricing

I know no one likes to give out numbers on what they charge. I was wondering if anyone would give the percent breakdown? Something like 30% of your hourly rate is labor, 25% is profit, 3% gas/oil, etc.
__________________
GrassMasters, LLC
Wilson, NC
www.grassmasterswilson.com
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 04-06-2011, 09:07 AM
ProTouch Groundscapes's Avatar
ProTouch Groundscapes ProTouch Groundscapes is offline
LawnSite Silver Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: OH
Posts: 2,011
here this is a handy program to use to help you get a better understanding of costs.

its mainly used for construction equipment to determine what it should be billed out at.

but you can easily adapt it to mowing by combining the total cost of your mower, trimmers, blowers, etc... and acting as if it is one big machine that you need to cover your costs for (a mowing setup technically is one big multi use piece of equip.)

downloadable excel version:
http://www.volvo.com/constructionequ...calculator.htm

interactive online version:
http://www.volvo.com/NR/rdonlyres/6D...TCO_public.swf
__________________
ProTouch Groundscapes LLC.
"Creativity Inspired By The World We Live In."
Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump





Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.6
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright ©1998 - 2012, LawnSite.comô - Moose River Media
All times are GMT -4. The time now is 04:59 AM.

Page generated in 0.06047 seconds with 7 queries