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Fair hourly rate for foreman with 15 years

Discussion in 'Network: North' started by rdfenn3, May 18, 2014.


    Posts: 54

    A good foreman who knows how to run a crew deal with customers, fix /maintain equipment should be around $18 first year.
  2. Plowguy43

    Plowguy43 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 29

    $11 per hour by how many hours in your work week? Does part of his check come from overtime? Any other variables beside the company truck to drive? To me it sounds low if he is not making any overtime weekly.
  3. HaluchsLandscapes

    HaluchsLandscapes LawnSite Member
    Posts: 21

    $11 is way to low IMO. I would say $16-$18. That is experience and you can't put a price on that especially if he is good at what he does.
  4. AI Inc

    AI Inc LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 25,390

    Does he have issues? ( don't they all ? ) drugs , booze , always needs to go to court, unstable relationship at home ect? If not , these guys are right $18 or so.
  5. ponyboy

    ponyboy LawnSite Bronze Member
    from ny
    Posts: 1,415

    Wow I can't get any guy for $11
    My 14 year old get $10 and is just learning
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  6. RonWin

    RonWin LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 674

    That's cheap, if he can produce and run the rig without you having to keep on him/quality control AND is willing to train guys to produce great work then he should be $15-20+
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