" So with an hourly rate of $50-$100 dollars adding in supplies and overhead, with on average of 8 to 10 labor hours" Say the rate was 100.00 and you worked 8 hours a day. The gross would be $800.00/day. This should be covering every thing you do in the shop. 52 weeks, 2 weeks vacation, comes to 50 week and 4000.00 a week for a gross of $200,000.00. What percentage of taxidermists do you all think have a gross of 200K ?