Lawn mowing is a routine activity sometimes combined with other lawn maintenance tasks.
You will find that the cost to mow an average lawn depends upon the size and accessibility of the lot, the variability of the terrain, local equipment rental rates, and the labor rate.
In the following table the Labor Cost figure is what the able and prepared DIY persons should expect to save by performing the complete set of tasks.
Lawn mowing: regular cut and edge for a 6,000 sq.ft. grass lawn
|Item||Unit Cost||Quantity||Line Cost|
|Lawn: regular cutting; do edging and dispose of clippings; provide mower and other equipment.||$0.01||per sq. ft.||6,000||$60|
|+ Labor Cost||$30||per hour||3||$90|
|Total Cost||$0.025||per sq. ft.||6,000||$150|
Prices range from $0.01 per sq.ft. (6,000 sq.ft. lawn; cost of equipment - DIY) to $0.03per sq.ft. (6,000 sq.ft. lawn; cost of equipment and labor - high season) and also vary depending on your zipcode:
Local costs have been calculated by accounting for labor and material cost differences across different cities. To get accurate cost estimates, indicate yours: