Labor Rate Calculator for Service

Step 1: Standard Hourly Costs

Step 2: Lost Days

Step 3: Vehicle Costs

A commercial vehicle costs a lot to operate. According to recent research performed by Aptora and Mr. HVAC, it costs about 98.6 cents per mile to operate a standard sized commercial van. The internet should have information on this topic, so we encourage you to do your own research. Otherwise, consider using $1.00 per mile.

Cost of Technician and Truck (no overhead)

Step 4: Add for Department Overhead and Profit

You may need to charge more to make up for lower priced travel and diagnostic fees. You will need to charge more to make up for service agreements or other discounts.