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starting pay in florida

Discussion in 'Business Operations' started by michindi, Sep 24, 2006.

  1. michindi

    michindi LawnSite Member
    Posts: 98

    Whats a good starting pay for someone with no experince for Lawn Maint.? Just asking because I have an employee who I started out paying $8/hr and he is wanting to be paid more. Is $8/hr low for florida.
  2. SodKing

    SodKing LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,648

    They all want to be paid more. I would say if he has prior experience, or shows the responsibility and work ethic and your budget #'s support it, raise his pay.
  3. shane mapes

    shane mapes LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 537

    in ca. that wage is fine to start out . I start me guys between 8-10 dollars per hour .also MUST HAVE A VALID DRIVERS LICENSE

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