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Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job

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I am curious as to what everyone is charging for labor. I mean jobs that arent mowing, fertilizing.......but say like trimming bushes or leaf removal.

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Companies we have with us are in a ballpark from $35 to $65 Depending on job. From trimming to cleanups.
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There are industry standards you can follow as well. I would try and find out what your comp is charging for labor rates and go from there.

Then you needs to put it up against your overhead and see if it all makes sense.
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Here is a labour rate card for Ontario, Canada...wont be accurate for the United States but you'll get the idea.

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Do you know where one would go to get the US version of that!?
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Well first off I found this neat site...all about staff wages

http://www.payscale.com/researc....ly_Rate

I am having a hard time finding something about labour rates in the US...can anyone else jump in here.
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Richard that is a great find!

Has it helped you out much?

Remember the dollar values are Canadian.
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