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34 bucks an hour for experienced people

Discussion in 'Employment' started by MarcSmith, May 21, 2006.

  1. MarcSmith

    MarcSmith LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 7,157

  2. Pro-Scapes

    Pro-Scapes LawnSite Platinum Member
    Messages: 4,180

    wow 34 an hour and still cant find help. If I paid that here I would have lines miles long with guys begging to work. For 34 an hour I may even consider going to work for someone else and eliminating my headaches with labor and clients
  3. Maitland Man

    Maitland Man LawnSite Member
    Messages: 175

    I just emailed her my resume!! :cool2:

    :drinkup: Dennis:waving:
  4. MarcSmith

    MarcSmith LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 7,157

    it will be a cold dark day in hell before I even consider moving to CA.....Of course i said the same thing that I'd never live up north again after living in florida...
  5. miacharger

    miacharger LawnSite Member
    Messages: 68

    I like the comment about how rare white guys are in landscaping, the last time I saw one I almost drove off the road. Seriously though it's the same in south Florida, and getting worse, it's too expensive to make low wages and try to live. When I started in business you could buy a house cheap, not so now. Also most people cut their own grass, so my work was in irrigation. I guess with those tiny CA yards they can't use a tractor or skid loader? Nowadays it's rare to see a homeowner landscape or even their kids cut grass. Too many people are lazy and although I HATE the sun when I do outdoor work for myself or someone else now it's usually close to sundown or after dark. No wonder everyone I see is fat or getting there.
  6. MarcSmith

    MarcSmith LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 7,157

    There are quite a few gringos in landscaping, they all just happen to be the boss or the owner...:) or in the case of solo op, owner, manager and workforce....

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