Charge a Flat Rate for Subcontractor

Last Updated By Michael Croteau

Updated at March 29th, 2021

How to charge a Flat Rate for a Subcontractor Cost

In this example, we'll look at how you can enter a flat subcontractor cost for any part in your estimate. This is great for when you know what your subcontractor charges, and you want to quickly add this into your estimate!

You can also do this for labor or material costs! See these articles for more information:

How to Charge a Flat Rate for Labor

How to Charge a Flat Rate for Material

Simple Steps:

Let's say your subcontractor charges $1000 to do a task on your project. You can figure this cost into your part easily:

  1. First, Open the Part by clicking on the blue edit button:
  2. Make sure “Subcontractor Cost Calculation” is checked: 


  3. Click “Hours per Unit” and select “Lump Sum":



  4. Type in the Lump Sum that you want this part to include: "i.e. $1000"



  5. [Optional] Adjust your subcontractor markup to customize the price the customer will pay for this item.

See It In Action!

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