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10% net?

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by bobbygedd, Aug 5, 2004.

  1. bobbygedd

    bobbygedd LawnSite Fanatic
    from NJ
    Messages: 10,178

    i forgot who, but someone on here recently said that grasscutting yields a 10% net. i'm thinking more like 60%. who is doing 10%? who is doing more than 60%? 10% seems extremely low to me
  2. 42homers

    42homers LawnSite Member
    Messages: 102

    Dang Bobby...........that crazy web site has you askin' some wierd questions. 10% of any net ain't gonna pull a fish in!
  3. Lawn-Scapes

    Lawn-Scapes LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,810

    You sure it wasn't 10% profit?
  4. bobbygedd

    bobbygedd LawnSite Fanatic
    from NJ
    Messages: 10,178

    net, profit, same thing
  5. Geoffrey

    Geoffrey LawnSite Member
    Messages: 107

    It's all relative (no pun intended to West Virginia) a 10% profit margin is wonderful for a large company. Smaller hand to mouth company's 40% is closer but then again owners are doing more of the work. Margin and work load are usually related!
  6. Norm Al

    Norm Al LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,227

    there is no way you make a 60% net mowing bobby,,,,ive read to many of your posts!:)
  7. bobbygedd

    bobbygedd LawnSite Fanatic
    from NJ
    Messages: 10,178

    first off norm, "to" is spelled "too". yup, 60%, maybe higher. not bad for a pot smokin high school drop out ex con from jersey huh?
  8. gl1200a

    gl1200a LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 512

    FIGHT !!!!!!!!!!
  9. CJ GreenScapes

    CJ GreenScapes LawnSite Member
    from AL
    Messages: 249

    If your business is making 10%, you are doing good - that is after "all" payroll, including your's.

    If you're doing 10, you are way above national average of 3-4%.

    After all, the purpose is to grow your business, not you - right?
  10. tiedeman

    tiedeman LawnSite Fanatic
    from earth
    Messages: 8,745

    I am making 17% net after my pay

    if you really want to be specific 17.3% net

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