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Northern Ohio Sub Rates

Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by battags, Aug 15, 2004.

  1. battags

    battags Member
    Messages: 65

    Having been out of plowing for a few years, I'm trying to get an idea of the average hourly sub rate in Northern Ohio. I've heard everything from $35 to $65 per hour! A $30 spread seems awefully big.

    What's the most any of you (in the area) have made or paid per hour?

  2. It seems that $40.00 is about the average in the cleveland area, i've spoke to some subs that are making 35.00 and others that are making 40.00.
    One company will pay an experienced driver 40.00 for a 3/4 ton and an extra 5.00 an hour if you have a speader.
    I personally have not heard of more than 40.00 an hour for a 3/4 ton.

  3. Big Nate's Plowing

    Big Nate's Plowing PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,266

    good grief, I wont even get out of bed for $40 an hour... that has to suck

    lol I get $100 an hour to do tacobells

  4. battags

    battags Member
    Messages: 65

    come on guys, anyone else? I need some feedback here!

  5. jbrow1

    jbrow1 Member
    Messages: 76

    I used to average 50 bucks an hour plowing just for myself. I wouldn't want to beat my truck for less. If I did, I'd probably try to not be hard on the equipment. And dang, the gas prices would kill ya these days.
  6. Bchlawns

    Bchlawns Senior Member
    from Ohio
    Messages: 147

    $40 per hour is what i am going to pay my guy.
  7. PSDF350

    PSDF350 Senior Member
    Messages: 577

    is that using your truck or his. i wouldn't use my truck for that:nono:
  8. Young Pup

    Young Pup PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,522

    What part of Ohio are you from? New guy from central Ohio getting some great information on here.
  9. Sumit14641

    Sumit14641 Junior Member
    Messages: 11

    Brian, I'm looking for subs in Cleveland area....call me if interested....216-355-7168....Howard
  10. Robhollar

    Robhollar Senior Member
    Messages: 766

    Hey Howard,

    What part of Cleve, east or west? Type of work and pay scale????...Rob
  11. Sumit14641

    Sumit14641 Junior Member
    Messages: 11

    We plow east, south and west of Cleveland. Pay scale is according to experience. Many hours are available....Howard