Shop Rates

Shop rates are used to assign labor costs to work performed by hourly employees for departmental and campus customers. Common shop rates that will be effective as of July 1, 2022 are listed below.

To request additional shop rates, contact the Work Request Center at (765) 494-9999.

Hourly Shop Rates by Craft/Service 

Craft/Service Hourly Rate
Buildings and Grounds, Temporary $16.20
Buildings and Grounds, Student $13.00
Cabinet Maker $48.38
Carpentry $44.38
Controls & Console $46.75
Crew Chief $59.11
Custodial $28.24
Dispatcher $27.25
Distribution $36.13
Electrical $55.19
Electronics $40.37
Elevator  $77.61
Energy Management $45.18
Fire $58.42
Fire Equipment Safety (FES) $40.21
Fire, Student $10.00
General Labor $38.56
Generalist $38.90
Grounds Maintenance $36.52
Heat and Cooling/Refrigeration $45.12
Heat and Power Operators $42.03
High Voltage  $45.46
Indoor Air Quality Technician  $49.41
Industrial Plumber $47.94
Lighting Technician $34.59
Lock Shop $43.58
Masonry $44.20
Painting $41.73
Pest Control $42.11
Plant Maintenance $39.23
Preventative Maintenance Technician $32.99
Police $58.72
Police, Student Patrol $10.00
Police, Temporary $45.37
Radiological and Environmental Management (REM) $45.47
Refuse and Recycling $39.33
Roofing $42.79
Sheet Metal $41.86
Specialized Grounds Maintenance $42.41
Tool Crib/Maintenance Mechanic $45.70
Utility Locate $30.43
Welding $46.34

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