Hourly Rate

Discussion in 'Landscape Maintenance' started by calvarylandscapegroup, Jul 26, 2010.

  1. AzLawnMan

    AzLawnMan LawnSite Senior Member
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  2. unkownfl

    unkownfl LawnSite Gold Member
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    First off gross is not profit. Secondly, the OP stated he was wanting to know average hourly labor rate which is comparable to per man; therefore, adding 4 guys into the mix to just to one up another is out of line in this thread. Lastly, however you want to cut it, the guy charged 70ish per man hour on the tree job.
  3. AzLawnMan

    AzLawnMan LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 409

    And the entire job cost me $136 to do. So a profit of $489/2= $244.50 profit per hour. Sucks doenst it. :cry:
  4. cut level

    cut level LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 295

    Yes it is its called profit prior to expenses gross profit.

    have a good one I gotta go mow!

    His workers may have made bout 15 bucks an hour but his business took in well over 200 in net profit.

    Bottom line Do What You Like!

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