LCO's in the Chicago area

Discussion in 'Network: Central' started by marko, Jan 5, 2005.

  1. marko

    marko LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 963

    Hello all. A couple of quick questions. I am going to be starting out this year from scratch. I am new to the area. My questions for this area are as follows.
    #1 What do you start an employee out at per hour (having to train)?
    #2 What do you pay for someone with expierence?
    #3 Is it possible to find legal mexican laborors locally? Where can you find them (labor pool?) and have you found it worth the hassle? I have noticed that the larger companies have tons of them, but do not know if they are legit or not.
    #4 What is a good company to pass out door hangers and the approx. rate?

    Thanks alot.
  2. richmadmax

    richmadmax LawnSite Member
    Posts: 80

    Marko, welcome to the area. What part of chicago area are you working from ? I'm in elmhurst, like you i'm trying to start a lco this year (part time). I was working for a friend last year he was paying me about $ 11.00 an hour cash, if that help you.
  3. marko

    marko LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 963

    Hey richmadmax. Im in Villa Park, but will be starting out in Western Springs. Going for small size accounts in the same areas.

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