pay for bobcat operator???????

Discussion in 'Landscape Architecture and Design' started by swing blade, Jul 27, 2003.

  1. swing blade

    swing blade LawnSite Member
    Messages: 123

    I recently posted a new thread asking what you charge for a bobcat and operator an hour. i didnt get much response. I searched and all I found was snow removal prices for a bobcat. I now need to know what to pay an operator for the bobcat. skill level on a 1 to 5 scale he would be a 3. I just dont want to undercut myself

    swing blade
  2. Lombardi

    Lombardi LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 538

    The guy that I sub out work to gets $65/hr. But, he uses a $60,000, 80 hp., rubber track Cat. The guy is awesome and extremely quick with that machine. In the right situations, it is money very well spent, in my opinion.
  3. Grassmechanic

    Grassmechanic LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,697

    I used to get $30/hr., but that was a few years back.
  4. Enviro Green

    Enviro Green LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 324

    $65/hr, got to be good, and fix things if things go south usually, which they always do. If I provide the equipment, then 15-25.

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