This is always an interesting subject to me – how I and others set our prices for land surveying. This article is very well written and I got a lot out of it. I’d recommend you read it if you’re wondering about increasing or decreasing your rates. (I never reduced mine, just discounted a little on my lump sum estimates then showed discount to match my contract price if it went over.)
Click here to view original web page at Surveyor’s Footsteps: Make Your Competition Rich
“A rising tide lifts all boats.” This ought to be the case with the incomes of land surveying firms, but it is not necessarily so. There seems to be a lag between our surveying ship lifting and the rest of the economy. I believe this is due in part to our approach in how we bid out our services.
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I often hear supply and demand referred to with regard to the cost of products and services. With the average age of a licensed land surveyor being 58, it suggests a diminishing supply as more licensed land surveyors reach retirement age. I’ve already pointed out our license should be in demand, which should push the price upwards.