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Residential Fee Range (Was Porch Conc. Cracking)

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> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Rhkratzse(--nospam--at) [mailto:Rhkratzse(--nospam--at)]
> > Sent: Thursday, May 31, 2001 12:05 AM
> > To: bill(--nospam--at); seaint(--nospam--at)
> > Subject: Re: RE: Porch Concrete Cracking
> >
> >
> > Bill, just out of curiosity, roughly what's the billing rate of an
> > independent structural engineer doing residential work "out there"?
> It ranges between about $90 and $105.
> William L. Polhemus, Jr., P.E.
> Polhemus Engineering Company
> Katy, Texas
> Phone 281-492-2251
> Fax 281-492-8203

As a further comparison, . . .

In rural North Florida, the going rate for residential / light commercial is
$50.00 per hour and the contractors and homeowners consider it to be
excessive.  Residential design, in-depth plan checking, etc. like you guys
out west have is unheard of around here for residential and most light

I've stayed out of that market and focus on transportation, industrial, and
telecommunications work.

M. David Finley, P.E.
Lake City, FL

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