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Hourly Gross

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by PlatinumLandCon, Oct 10, 2007.


Hourly Gross

  1. 30-40

    19 vote(s)
  2. 40-50

    27 vote(s)
  3. 50-60

    32 vote(s)
  4. 60-70

    15 vote(s)
  5. 70+

    12 vote(s)
  1. PlatinumLandCon

    PlatinumLandCon LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,315

    What did you guys gross per hour this year (esitmate if you have no idea)
  2. lawnprosteveo

    lawnprosteveo LawnSite Bronze Member
    from Tulsa
    Posts: 1,930

    Mowing was my most lucrative activity....grossed a bit over $60 per hour.
  3. whoopassonthebluegrass

    whoopassonthebluegrass LawnSite Platinum Member
    Posts: 4,214

    Same here. I tried bagging all last year and I could barely scape $60/hr. This year I side discharged as much as possible and probably came out at $85-$120/hour. (Sorry, I know that's a big margin.)
  4. PlatinumLandCon

    PlatinumLandCon LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,315

    If bagging, always add a surcharge. Even if its like $2.50, it really beats the hit your earnings take (clearly stated above).
  5. lawncuttinfoo

    lawncuttinfoo LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,010

    If I grossed 30-40, if I add all the expenses and hours I put in invoicing billing banking learning estimating advertising ect, I would be making, less than $1.50 per hour, hope you guys are doing better.
  6. causalitist

    causalitist LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 610

    i gross $35-$40 solo and $60-$70 with a good helper. needless to say i use a helper.
  7. PlatinumLandCon

    PlatinumLandCon LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,315

    helper really cuts doen the time. I think next year with all the route tightening I'll do 80/hr solo.
  8. LwnmwrMan22

    LwnmwrMan22 LawnSite Platinum Member
    Posts: 4,372

    I try to run a gross as best I can between $75 and $100 / hour.
  9. carcrz

    carcrz LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,085

    How the heck is that happening? Is your helper faster than you?
  10. mattfromNY

    mattfromNY LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,581

    Average over the whole year, $50-70. Mowing only, over the whole season, closer to $80. This is with two of us working together.

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