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Discussion in 'Business Operations' started by smarino21, May 2, 2006.
I was wondering how much do all of you guys pay your laborers, foreman?
good question was bout to ask the same it obv depends on your area
i pay my good friend about $100 a day in the summer we will work probably 9-2 or 3 he hauls his ass and thats makes us go home 2 or 3 hours earlier
some days work 8 or 10 hours especially last 3-4 weeks during cleanuips
general help gets $17.50 an hour, foremen get $22.50
Hey Rod.. no raises this year? just kidding
How much OT do you give your guys. My guys are making $15 for foreman and 12 for "general help", but they can work seven days if they want.
Rodfather is proud of that too.
Never misses an opportunity to say how much his guys make.
Must suck to have such a high cost of living there.
How do you like the payroll taxes and work comp rates on those amounts?
we pay our guys 7.00 an hour no overtime. just straight pay.
Lived most of my 51 years in Josey Gene so I am used to it.
WC rates aren't that bad, only 4 bucks and change per 100. Yes, I am proud of the fact I can pay my guys some decent bucks. It assures quality control and attention to detail while on the property, near zero callbacks and complaints after 13 years, 100% employee retention, and rod's ease of mind in the evenings.
OT? They actually don't want it unless I get in a bind with weather screwing us up.
Whats your hourly rate if you can pay your guys that much and still make good money?
It depends on what we're doing. It can be as low as $45 an hour pulling weeds or upwards of $100 mowing.