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Walmart Super Center

Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by kegz_lawn, Jan 19, 2009.

  1. kegz_lawn

    kegz_lawn Junior Member
    Messages: 22

    Has any one here ever done a walmart. If so how much how much did you make. I am curious. I cant do one. (i have two snow blowers)
  2. Mark Witcher

    Mark Witcher Senior Member
    Messages: 604

    No one on here has ever plowed a Wal mart. :jester:
  3. blowerman

    blowerman PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,261

    Fine; In a area with snow similar to milwaukee (55") and the building to be about mid sized for a walmart, it's in the range of $40-50,000. Now, this is not the exact figure, but I hope it helps answer your question.
  4. Wieckster

    Wieckster Senior Member
    Messages: 131

    I help do a walmart in IL and its a pain in the BUTT but it pays well
  5. elite1msmith

    elite1msmith 2000 Club Member
    from chicago
    Messages: 2,762

    genrally i have heard walmarts dont pay that well
  6. ksgcapecod

    ksgcapecod Member
    Messages: 52

    Do you have to put smiley faces on your plow and rollback your prices?? LOL.
  7. riverwalkland

    riverwalkland Senior Member
    Messages: 401

    They do have a tremendous amount of bargaining power, and enough time to search for the lowest bidder I'm sure. BTW Walmart is not the only store with a big parking lot you know.. Around here the salting bill is often as high as the plowing bill for large commercials like that
  8. blowerman

    blowerman PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,261

    Salting and sidewalk crews make the money. Ok, at least more than what you make plowing.
  9. purpleranger519

    purpleranger519 Senior Member
    from Kansas
    Messages: 536

    They do here.....they pay very well!
  10. Craaaig

    Craaaig Senior Member
    Messages: 156

    no experience with them personally but i've heard the money isn't anyting special
  11. mullis56

    mullis56 Senior Member
    from Indiana
    Messages: 824

    They don't pay they aren't worth a damn.
  12. cretebaby

    cretebaby PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 4,162


    Thats what I tell everyone about all my jobs
  13. forestfireguy

    forestfireguy PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,276

    They pay well here!!!!! The company I worked for the previous 2 winters had one, it was the first big snow conmtract I sold.........I've mentioned it before, needs special liquid treatments, no chlorides, they pay VERY VERY WELL!!
  14. jgoetter1

    jgoetter1 Senior Member
    Messages: 276

    Chris- what's your 'big' account? I know about your condos, but what about commercial/industrial lots? Curious.
  15. blowerman

    blowerman PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,261

    I know guys hate them, but the condo's as a per unit price bill way ahead of the commercial properties. (ok, not every one) All I can tell you Joe, I have just over a dozen commercial/institutional/retail in a tight area around the Falls. Back in December we moved snow for a few other guys in the area as well. Example: M&I bank, Kessler Diamonds, Whittlans, Dallas condos. Not as many people feel like spending the money on moving and stacking snow this year.
  16. rjnjr1019

    rjnjr1019 Senior Member
    Messages: 159

    brother in law managed a walmart here in town and was paying about 20,000.00 a month for snow removel service
  17. MileHigh

    MileHigh PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,827

    Here's the thing...

    They will pay what the lowest contractor bids it at.

    So weather that is good or bad is up to all of the guys bidding them.
  18. redman6565

    redman6565 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,411

    surprisingly, wal-marts paid well and actually paid ahead for me. the one in brockport is in the 45,000 to 60,000 range.
  19. grandview

    grandview PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 14,609

    What's a Walsmart?:confused:
  20. redman6565

    redman6565 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,411

    its a rub and tug haha