pay rate

Discussion in 'Business Operations' started by mowforyourmoney, Mar 23, 2006.

  1. mowforyourmoney

    mowforyourmoney LawnSite Member
    from kc
    Posts: 45

    how much do you pay your employees on average?
  2. evergreenedmond

    evergreenedmond LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 310

    start them at $7.50 if they have no experience my highest paid guy makes 25K per year
  3. SodKing

    SodKing LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,648

    $20 plus full benefits
  4. jtkplc

    jtkplc LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,646

    The company I work for starts you out at $8 an hour and trimmer/blower guys can make up to $10. Mower operators/crew leaders make $14-$16. There are no benefits, however.
  5. rodfather

    rodfather LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 9,501

    laborers and foremen get $17.50 and $22.50 respectively, 5 personal days and 1/2 major medical reinbursement
  6. MysticLandscape

    MysticLandscape LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,020

    $12 and $10 for my two guys.
  7. PTP

    PTP LawnSite Bronze Member
    from Tulsa
    Posts: 1,383

    $5 per lawn or $500 per week, whichever is more.
  8. Gene $immons

    Gene $immons LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,028

    $7.00 to $10.00

    incentive bonuses for the crew.

    no benefits.
  9. nelbuts

    nelbuts LawnSite Bronze Member
    from SW, FL
    Posts: 1,053

    PTP you might want to reconsider your pay method. If you have an employee who works more than 40 hours he can come back on you because he did not get paid overtime. I have seen it happen before. Now of course if you give every one of your employees a mangement title of some sort you may be able to get away with it.:)
  10. BMFD92

    BMFD92 LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 698

    same here.

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