How many employees do you have?

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by fiveoboy01, Dec 20, 2006.

  1. fiveoboy01

    fiveoboy01 LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,988

    For those of you who have employees working for you, how many do you have?
  2. Flex-Deck

    Flex-Deck LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,845

    Just my wife and I
  3. JimLewis

    JimLewis LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 6,872

    During the spring and summer we'll employ about 15-17 employees. Probably more in 2007. Right now, in the dead of winter, we have 9 of us still working.
  4. parkeeee

    parkeeee LawnSite Member
    Messages: 227

    Same as Flex-Deck, just my bride and myself.
  5. Fordsuvparts

    Fordsuvparts LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 517

    We have 10 right now and but several of our college students will be back around the 10th on january so we will be back to 14. During the summer we get up to 20 or so full timers, we have a fairly high turn over rate in this type of work.
  6. Az Gardener

    Az Gardener LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,899

    Down to 5 employees in the field and one full time subcontractor doing a route. Over the summer it was 10 in the field and the subcontractor.
  7. Doug Z.

    Doug Z. LawnSite Member
    Messages: 93

    We have myself, my wife(does the books), one fulltime in the summer, and 4 part timers in the summer
  8. Total.Lawn.Care

    Total.Lawn.Care LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 840

    Me and two helpers that I rotate. Growing though. By the end of '07, I plan on having Me and a helper on one Crew and another 2 Person Crew running seperate.
  9. meets1

    meets1 LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,850

    ME, myself, my shadow, & I. Did I mention myself?

    All aside - from mid march to dec of this year at least (no snow) we kept about 4-5 people busy. Now down to me and one other.

    Sometimes when people ask me this question - I say half of them! Cuz sometimes it just feels that way. So much to do in little time.
  10. prizeprop

    prizeprop LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 822

    Me and Three.

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