General Labor Dollars (dollars) - Used in Project

The general labor dollars (dollars) item assembly is based on a labor price of $50 per hour. The Estimate Rocket smart line items output 3 sets of information when an item is added to a project: 

  1. Price and detailed work description for your customer to see
  2. Estimated profit margin calculation
  3. Time calculations for work orders

Click here to see how to modify the general labor dollars (dollars) for specific use.

In this sample project area is going to add general labor dollars to a project

Line Item is Added Directly to the Project



  • General Labor Dollars = $200
  • Production rate of service = NA
  • Labor Calculation 1 = $200 pass directly through to the customer
  • Labor Calculation 2 = $200 / $50 per hour = 4 hours of labor


The general labor dollars is priced at $200.00 and the customer will see that price on their estimate along with a detailed description of the work to be done.

A Preview of the Estimate shows the customer the price and detailed description

Estimated Profit Margin

The general labor dollars also calculates an estimated profit margin for this project as seen in the project detail screen.

In this case there is only a labor component involved in the assembly, the price to the customer is based on the dollar total passed into the project. The profit margin for the general labor dollars is 50% based on the default item setup.


The labor is also calculated for in the work order. The labor and materials section is not displayed on the customer estimate but is displayed in the work order.

The labor time needed is calculated based on this assembly.

Click here to see how to modify the general labor dollars (dollars) for specific use.

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