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Fees for steel design

Fees for steel design

Fees for steel design

I am pretty confident about my pricing for wood frame construction, but haven't done steel design for a while, and not in the US market.
A potential client wants to cover an existing 30x80 ft concrete slab on grade with a structure similar to a car port, with a height of 15 ft. The structure itself is simple, i.e. metal sheet roof, purlins, girders, columns, and pad footings.
Is there a guideline for design fees, like a $ amount per sqft, % of construction cost or something similar?

Is detailing typically included in the design fees or is this routinely done by the manufacturer (and contracted separately)

Thanks for your input


RE: Fees for steel design

For small, specialize projects I would look at 2% of construction cost.

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