Confused about pay issues.

Discussion in 'Employment' started by kebrowns, Mar 28, 2012.

  1. kebrowns

    kebrowns LawnSite Member
    Messages: 203

    Some guys say they get pay half per lawn. Some say they get paid between $80-$100 per day or pay per lawn. I should I do this? Whats your best and most economical advice. Thanks.
  2. Duekster

    Duekster LawnSite Fanatic
    from DFW, TX
    Messages: 7,961

    Been considering the same. If your state labor laws allow piece meal pay then go for it. There are pro's and con's to each.

    If paid by the cut, the cut and clean up can get sloppy. Teams may get excited if they think one route is better. You may have a hard time getting them to do other jobs...
  3. jsslawncare

    jsslawncare LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,673

    Your pay or employee pay? I'm assuming by some of the questions you have ask that it's your pay. If so, here are my thought's- It's mine, all mine, I own this business, my name's on everything, it's all mine. BUT, BUT- you have to have operating expence.
  4. NMS0219

    NMS0219 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 616

  5. grandview (2006)

    grandview (2006) LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,465

    I heard you pay them in chicken wings.
  6. Duekster

    Duekster LawnSite Fanatic
    from DFW, TX
    Messages: 7,961

    I like chicken wings too

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