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12-07-2012, 05:04 PM
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Originally Posted by Gord View Post
I think you're underestimating what people get paid in the trades. I'd think it would be a lot higher than $17 an hour for the low end jobs. I personally know guys walking into a low end laborer job off the street with no experience starting at over $20 an hour. get a union crew together and the sky is the limit.
I meant the $17/hour guy would be the little 17 year old running around getting coffee and donuts and crap for the workers. Yeah, anyone that's actually lifting anything more than 5 lbs up off the ground is getting probably $25/hr. Then you have your $40/hour + operators and your $50/hour engineers.

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