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Starting pay and rasies??

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by 25nbl, Aug 22, 2004.

  1. 25nbl

    25nbl LawnSite Member
    Messages: 39

    What do you guys pay for starting a new worker? How often do you give them a rasie? Do you give them paid vacation or insurance? The problem I have is my workers want a $1 raise a least every year and I can only give so much...do you just get new ones every so often or what??

    Thanks for any advice!!
  2. rodfather

    rodfather LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 9,501

    I start my guys at $12. After a week or two when they know the ropes completely, I move them to $15. Crew foremen make $20.
  3. PROCUT1

    PROCUT1 LawnSite Platinum Member
    from TN
    Messages: 4,891

    Start between 7-8. Foreman 12. .50 raise per yr
  4. tiedeman

    tiedeman LawnSite Fanatic
    from earth
    Messages: 8,745

    it really depends on where you live at the wage. Ask around the area in which you live in. Because you are going to get answers from $7 per hr up to $25 per hr
  5. Liberty Lawncare

    Liberty Lawncare LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 484

    Are you hiering foreman?:D :D

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