Create and modify labor rates

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2021
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Create and modify labor rates

We recommend that you create different labor rates that match the fabrication functions and rates of your shop. By modifying labor rates to match those of your shop, you can ensure that Tekla EPM calculates the prices in your estimates as accurately as possible.

  1. Click the Maintenance ribbon tab.
  2. On the menu, select Estimating > Labor Rates.
  3. In the Labor Rates dialog box, do any of the following:

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    Add a new labor rate

    1. Click New.

    2. Type a description and a price per hour.

    3. Click Add.

    Modify an existing labor rate

    Note:

    The Detailing and Erecting labor codes cannot be renamed or deleted.

    1. Select a labor rate in the list.

    2. Modify the description and price per hour.

    3. Click Edit to save the changes.

    Delete a labor rate

    Note:

    The Detailing and Erecting labor codes cannot be renamed or deleted.

    1. Select a labor rate in the list.

    2. Click Delete.

    3. To permanently delete the labor rate, click Yes in the confirmation dialog box.
  4. To close the dialog box, click the Close button (X) in the upper-right corner.

To modify where each labor rate is used, see Create, modify, and delete labor groups.

The labor rate assignments will be used on all summary reports that show the labor cost. For a breakdown of the labor rates, use the Labor Rate Summary or the Summary Information - to Excel report option. For more information on reports, see View, email, export, and print estimating reports.

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