$32/Hour For Labor Quoted By Consultant

We were forwarded a document that was created by a security consultant. Part of the document goes over the expected costs for camera upgrades. Most of the hardware costs seem in line but how in the world did they figure $32/hour for labor cost?

It would be cheaper to write them a check and walk away.

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***********, ** ****** ********* *** ***** ******** *** *** ******* offering ** *** ******* ***** '****** *******' *** ***** **** what *** ********** *********/******* *** (******* ***** ********** ******* **** than $** ** **** *** *****, *****?), *** ******* *** go **** ****** *** ** ********* ** ********* (********* ** the ****) ******* **** ***'* ****** ** *** ****.

** *** ***, ** *** *** ********, *** *** ******* put *** ***** ******* *** *** ******* **** *** ***** hours *** ***** ***** ********** ** *** ******* **** *** can ****** **** ***, ** *** *** ************ ****** *** in *** *** *********; *.*. ***/************* ****, ******* **********, *******, etc. *** *** **** ** **** ** ****** $** ** hour *** *****, *** *** *** ** **** ** ****** $75 *** *********** *** *************, ** $*** ** **** *** CAD *** *********** ****.

** *** ** ***** *** ** *** **********, ****** ***** their ******** *** *** ** ***** **** **** **** ******** how **** **** ** **** $** *** **** *******.

*'** **** ****** * $100 *** ****** *** install. **** **** *** include ******* **** ** the ********.

*** ****** *** **** lengthy ******** ******** ****** in **********, *** ******, etc **** ******** ****** control *** *** *******. Having *** ****** ***** us ********** **** ** needed *** **** ** why ** *** ******. Having *** *********** ******** does *** ****** *** WE **** ***** **, it **** ******* ** the ****** ******* ***** what **** **** **** and ** *** ***** to ** **** ******* shock.

* ****** ** *** that ********* ***** *** $32/Hour ****. * ******** about ** **** **** + ** ******* *** access ******* ****** **** we *** *** ****** $32/hour *** *****. **** is **** ****** *****, and ** ** **** do *** ********** ****, then **'* **** ** know ***** ** ** we *** **** **** the ******.

** ** ** *** just *** *** ** was ****** ** **** qty * ** *** hours. * ****** ** in ***** ****** **** just ****** * * man **** ****** (* * ** = ***), and **** **** ****** 6 ***** ** ****?