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How much does a general contractor make?

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Answered 2012-05-28 15:45:11

Depending on the size of the job, anywhere from 10-50% can be fair. If I was contracting a $10k job that was going to take two weeks, I would expect to net about 30%. If I am going to be on the job all the time and unable to run other jobs, then I would need to have a margin closer to 50% and so on and so forth

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