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Old 03-26-2014, 12:25 PM
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hourly rate

would anyone be able to help me figure out my hourly rate ??
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Old 03-26-2014, 12:27 PM
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Pretty loaded question but Ill bite.

Hourly rate for what?
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Old 03-26-2014, 01:22 PM
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lol my hourly rate for mowing ... all of my equipment is paid for truck trailer mower only bill i have are the insurace just curious on how you would figure out your hourly rate
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Direct labor costs + OH recovery

Also your equipment is not paid for, it will need to be replaced.....
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Old 03-26-2014, 01:28 PM
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Don't know how accurate they are but try this out...
http://www.gopherforum.com/showthrea...3299#post43299
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lol my hourly rate for mowing ... all of my equipment is paid for truck trailer mower only bill i have are the insurace just curious on how you would figure out your hourly rate
You need to figure out what your bottom line is. Once you do that is when you figure out what your expenses are and what kind of profit you want to make.

Its a loaded question because everyone's above #'s are different.
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Old 03-26-2014, 02:02 PM
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bottom line would be no lower than 30
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bottom line would be no lower than 30
How much does it cost you to operate pmh?
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I wouldn't go any lower then 40 a hour and a minimum of 30 for like a 30 min Lawn..
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