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First Time Plowing Want To Get it right

Discussion in 'Bidding & Estimating' started by QKSnowRemoval, Aug 20, 2009.

  1. QKSnowRemoval

    QKSnowRemoval Senior Member
    Messages: 171

  2. MileHigh

    MileHigh PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,827

    65/hr is what you pay a sub-contractor.

    If your the one signing the contract...I would up that hourly price to what the market is around up there...probably around 90/hr.
     
  3. cretebaby

    cretebaby PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 4,162

    $65/hour for a 1/2 ton with a 7'6'' blade is a pretty good rate around here.
     
  4. basher

    basher PlowSite Fanatic
    from 19707
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  5. MileHigh

    MileHigh PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,827

    Must suck to plow in Iowa then.

    My half ton with a 7.5 blade gets 75/hr SUBBING....and same with the 3/4.
     
  6. cretebaby

    cretebaby PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 4,162

    Not really

    Good for you but I bet our costs are less than yours too.
     
  7. QKSnowRemoval

    QKSnowRemoval Senior Member
    Messages: 171

    well it looks like i might have to up my rates. but what do u think about how long it will take to plow thoes two places and how much to charge for salting there also.
     
  8. TJSNOW

    TJSNOW Senior Member
    Messages: 374

    $65 dollars an hour!!!!....Can i put the gun in my mouth now!!!!!...Come on Illinois boys help him out
     
  9. QKSnowRemoval

    QKSnowRemoval Senior Member
    Messages: 171

    i second that i want some help and advice
     
  10. Brucester1

    Brucester1 Senior Member
    Messages: 361

    i get $100/hr with a 1/2 ton with a 7.5ft blade. n $80-$85 subbing
     
  11. Brucester1

    Brucester1 Senior Member
    Messages: 361

    i get $100/hr with my F-150 n 7.5 ft blade. $80-$85 for subbing
     
  12. the new boss 92

    the new boss 92 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,989

    i would price about 85-100 hour if you signing the contract, also if its only going to take you 45 mins, put and hour min. on it so you make 85 and hour!
     
  13. KJ Cramer

    KJ Cramer Senior Member
    Messages: 481

    I get $80.00 an hour subbing so $65 for the guy who is doing ALL the work seems pretty low.
     
  14. QKSnowRemoval

    QKSnowRemoval Senior Member
    Messages: 171

    well thankx for the advice guys I think im going to be setting my hourly rate some where in between 80 and 100 now
     
  15. SuperdutyShane

    SuperdutyShane PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,517

    85 seems to be a price that most people can accept. I would go for 85, it just seems reasonable cause the 5. Haha.