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Add Flat Rates to Labor Items

Assign technicians a flat rate to automate entering labor costs on labor items

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Written by Ashley Bennett
Updated over a week ago

Enabling flat rates will auto-calculate labor costs based on the user’s hourly rate and the quoted hours on an estimate.

Assign a Flat Rate to a User

Select the Settings icon in the bottom left corner of your screen.

Select Users under the Account section on the left-hand side.

User settings page

Select the user’s name in the list to edit user info and turn on the flat rate setting.

Edit user information by selecting the user

Select Rates & Commission. In order to turn the Flat Rate setting on, the user must have an Hourly Rate assigned. Toggle on Flat Rate. Select Save.

Set flat rate for a user on the user rates and commissions menu

Add a Flat Rate to a Labor Item

When you assign a technician to a labor item, their labor cost will be auto-calculated on the estimate. Select the labor line item in an estimate to view labor cost information.

Auto calculated labor costs on an estimate with technician with flat rate enabled assigned

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