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how much to get paid?

Discussion in 'Employment' started by snowplowjoe, Oct 31, 2009.

  1. snowplowjoe

    snowplowjoe Junior Member
    Messages: 3

    Hey everyone!

    My good friend and neighbor asked my to put a plow on my F 250 to help him with a large new account! My question is, how much is an acceptable amount that I should be paid? I am personally purchasing the plow, and I will have to pay for the fuel also. I'm located on Long Island, NY. I've plowed for him in the past using his trucks and he paid my like 30 an hour... I'm just concerned on what would be fair since its my own vehicle. Thanks!

  2. chitown sparky

    chitown sparky Senior Member
    Messages: 153

    around chicago area the going rate is around 65-85 per hour
  3. jjklongisland

    jjklongisland Senior Member
    Messages: 470

    On L.I. its between $65 and $90 per hour most of the time depending on experience. Hit me up if he needs anymore help. I am looking for work this winter.
  4. iceyman

    iceyman 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,925

    at least 75 an hour in LI

    Messages: 65

    with those rates you would be expected to carry insurance for liability//property damage etc

    Messages: 65

    we heard the going rate was 45-60 an hour where we are
  7. sbrennan007

    sbrennan007 Senior Member
    Messages: 350

    This is where you should be... payup
    Your making the investment here, not only with purchasing a new plow, but add in fuel, the use of your truck and most importantly your time.

  8. Lakeview Landscaping

    Lakeview Landscaping Junior Member
    Messages: 4

    I am looking for subs in and around Hicksville Long Island. I am willing to pay at least $65 up to $100 depending on experience and availability.
  9. ponyboy

    ponyboy PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,104

    why are you buying the plow if it is for him? also who pays for repairs to truck or plow? I would never be a sub for someone I did it once and never again but in my part of NY $75-$115
  10. iceyman

    iceyman 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,925

    3 years ago i got a plow bcuz my cuosin needed me to help him with his contracts,,, so i bought a plow for my truck znd now i sub for him an make about 75 an hour ... whats soo wrong with that?
  11. Dlongerman

    Dlongerman Senior Member
    from IL
    Messages: 299

    truck and plow $68.... truck, plow, and spreader $75 per hour
  12. 09dieselguy

    09dieselguy Senior Member
    Messages: 283

    around here its 70-75 an hour for an 8 foot blade. v plow is an extra 10-20