Going rates for various trades

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Going rates for various trades

Post by walkjivefly » Sun Aug 17, 2014 12:01 am

What are typical hourly or daily rates for trades like

* carpenters
* electricians
* plasterers
* plumbers
* general handymen

both Cambodians and barang, in Phnom Penh? You know, ones who actually do a decent job.
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Re: Going rates for various trades

Post by Mrs Stroppy » Sun Aug 17, 2014 11:31 am

Great question! We had Khmer electrician fix a dodgy light switch for $5 including the part. It was a friend of a Khmer friend so I'm not sure if we got a good deal or not. Will be interested to read the discussion.
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Re: Going rates for various trades

Post by Bitte_Kein_Lexus » Sun Aug 17, 2014 4:45 pm

As I mentioned (and others) on K440: 5$ for unskilled and 10-15$+ for skilled. Short jobs usually cost way more (10-20$ for a few hours sometimes).
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