Solo guys - Average weekly income?

Discussion in 'Starting a Lawn Care Business' started by Lawnboy85, May 26, 2007.


For solo guys, on average, how much money do you bring in weekly?

  1. $400-$600

    20 vote(s)
  2. $600-$800

    9 vote(s)
  3. $800-$1000

    9 vote(s)
  4. $1,000-$1,500

    15 vote(s)
  5. $1,500+

    15 vote(s)
  1. Lawnboy85

    Lawnboy85 LawnSite Member
    from South
    Posts: 62

    Just curious what some of you solo guys are bringing in every week. Also, I'm curious to how many customers you have total. Thanks
  2. Vikings

    Vikings LawnSite Bronze Member
    from canada
    Posts: 1,657

    I got 30 lawns, 7 of them are bi-weeklies I gross about $650/wk. (good thing I got windows and eaves to keep me busy)
  3. Billz

    Billz LawnSite Member
    Posts: 181

    I mow about 60 lawns weekly and gross about 1500.
  4. Woody82986

    Woody82986 LawnSite Silver Member
    from DFW, TX
    Posts: 2,128

    30 or so weeklies and about 4 bi weeklies. I gross about $1200 to $1300 a week.
  5. angelosantojoe1

    angelosantojoe1 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 8

    28 weeklies 4 bi weeklies 1000-1200
  6. green-pa

    green-pa LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 733

    I'm solo and have about 25 weekly and 3-5 bi-weekly customers. I gross about $700 on avg I'd say ( including clean up jobs, hedge trimming, ect ) but 85% of my income is from mowing jobs.
  7. LawnScapers of Dayton

    LawnScapers of Dayton LawnSite Silver Member
    Male, from Dayton, OH
    Posts: 2,574

    I gross around $600 but I am part-time.... That is with my 20 regulars, mulch and installs is over and above that....
  8. topsites

    topsites LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 21,653

    The national average is 35,000 / year... / 50 = $700 / week.
  9. txgrassguy

    txgrassguy LawnSite Gold Member
    Posts: 3,083

    When I was solo I netted somewhere in the vicinity of $40K/yr with two weeks off - so around $800/wk.
    Since I have nine full time and three part time employees, I pay myself $1K/wk, and all my living expenses are paid by my company as part of my compensation.
    Employees can be a pain at times but I am nudging $700K/yr as of right now but I have a hugely important meeting next Tuesday and should it come out alright I'll double my gross:cool2:

    SPENCER HUNTER LawnSite Member
    Posts: 160

    i am partime 4 per day from 7am until 1130 am on my off days 6 to 10 per day i've over 30 accounts 4 are commercial with 3 to 20 acre 's my 20 ACRE PAYS 20 TO 25 PER ACRE

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