Straight Labor Rates?

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by HOOLIE, Jul 17, 2004.


    HOOLIE LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,981

    Just wondering what everybody charges for straight labor. Like if someone wants hedge trimming or weed pulling, and says to charge them accordingly...
  2. matthew horner

    matthew horner LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 696

    anywhere from 25 to 70 for me right now.
  3. Matts Mowing

    Matts Mowing LawnSite Member
    Messages: 53

    45 to 60 a man hour depending on the job.
  4. MOW ED

    MOW ED LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,028

    Is that different from Gay labor?

    Just kiddin, 40 to 75 per man hour. No weed pulling at all. If I can't chemically destroy them then I aint touchin it.

    Fall cleans are at the higher end of the spectrum and this is not a rate we advertise however we do tell people that hedges and misc light labor are billed at the 40/mh rate Plus tax.
  5. z_clark

    z_clark LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 369

    32.50 here at the minimum. More depending on: equipment needed, how backed up we are, and the pita factor of the job.

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