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Sub Rates?

Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by snow junkie, Jun 10, 2008.

  1. snow junkie

    snow junkie Junior Member
    Messages: 15

    What rates are subs getting for snow removal and ice control services on Long Island New York?
     
  2. iceyman

    iceyman 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,540

    im in central jersey and i got 85
     
  3. Brant'sLawnCare

    Brant'sLawnCare PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,752

    Do you have a salter, or is that just for your truck and plow? If that's just for the plow, that's a pretty good hourly rate.
     
  4. tls22

    tls22 PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 4,263

    Im in north jersey...i get 110 a hour to drop my blade.....but im also driving far!
     
  5. mullis56

    mullis56 Senior Member
    from Indiana
    Messages: 824

    It is weird that a lot of Michigan and Wisconson folks think that is high......I think you guys get so much snow and there is so many people doing it that keeps your prices lower. I have dealt with a Michigan based company that claims they pay a contractor per truck hour (stupid for a customer to do IMO) and that they pay $55-$60 an hour in Michigan. I told them I wasn't interested in their business.......
     
  6. iceyman

    iceyman 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,540

    just truck and plowpayuppayuppayuppayup
     
  7. iceyman

    iceyman 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,540

    we dont get the snow michigan does.... hence the higher rates....
     
  8. Brant'sLawnCare

    Brant'sLawnCare PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,752

    Yup. Those rates your talking about are pretty dang close to the ones around here. I was offered $45/hr to plow drives, $55/hr for cleanups, and $65/hr to do lots with my truck. Skid loader rates are around $65-75/hr. I don't know if I'd do to much subbing around here, I can make a lot more per hour just doing drives and not putting as much wear and tear on my truck. I may have to do a little bit, just to get some steady hours and experience in order to pay off a second truck.
     
  9. iceyman

    iceyman 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,540

    you gotta do what you can to make the payup
     
  10. Brant'sLawnCare

    Brant'sLawnCare PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,752

    I agree! Especially when your starting out like me.
     
  11. tls22

    tls22 PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 4,263

    Even if u have to sell ice cream or cut grass!:cry:
     
  12. mulcahy mowing

    mulcahy mowing Senior Member
    Messages: 718

    i'll be at $70 an hour this season not to great but i still make good money