Carnegie Mellon University

FMS Labor Rates

FMS crews handle these services: plumbing and sewer repair, electric, gas, steam, heating and chilled water distribution, preventive maintenance, routine and emergency repairs, replacements, smaller scale renovations and new installations, carpentry, access control, keys, locks, masonry, plastering and painting, re-lamping, heating, cooling, lighting fixtures, power wiring, landscaping, lawn care, leaf, litter and snow removal, furniture moving and setups.

The Facilities Management Services hourly labor rates* for FY23 (July 1, 2022 - June 30, 2023) are as follows:

Crafts $86.52
Truck Drivers & Gardeners $72.48
Life Safety $89.61
Laborers $65.94

*Overtime rate: 1.10X the regular hourly rate

Storeroom markup will remain at 15%.
A 6% management fee is applied to all external contractor invoices managed by FMS.