Updated: January 2016
Labor estimate to dig post hole. Dig 0.2m/8" diameter hole to depth of 1m/3ft. Medium soil - no clay, large rocks. Includes planning, equipment and material acquisition, area preparation and protection, setup and cleanup.
|Hole Equipment Allowance|
Job related costs of specialty equipment used for job quality and efficiency, including: 2hp 8" diameter, 48" deep post hole digger..
|Totals - Cost to Dig Post Hole - 6 Holes||$105.79||$259.96|
|Average Cost Per Hole||$17.63||$43.33|
Get an INSTANT estimate of the cost to Dig a Post Hole! Our free calculator uses recent, trusted data to estimate costs for your Post Hole Digging project. For a basic 6 holes project in zip code 47474, the benchmark cost to Dig a Post Hole ranges between $17.63 - $43.33 per hole.
To estimate costs for your project:
1. Set Project Zip Code Enter the Zip Code for the location where labor is hired and materials purchased.
2. Specify Project Size Enter the number of "items" required for the project.
3. Re-calculate Click the "Update" button.
Do you need professional help for your project? The FREE homewyse hiring guide helps you find and hire great help, get quality craftsmanship and create a fair contract.
Homewyse cost estimates are "ballpark" ranges for basic work performed in normal, serviceable conditions. The estimates should only be used for preliminary planning. Homewyse estimates are NOT substitutes for firm quotes from qualified vendors. Homewyse strongly recommends that you contact reputable professionals for an accurate assessment of work required and costs for your project - before making any decisions or commitments.
The cost estimate includes:
The cost estimate does NOT include:
Expect to pay in the high end of the estimated price range for a licensed, bonded and insured contractor and for complex or rush projects. Hire carefully, only after verifying prior work quality.
For the best value on Post Hole Digging: combine related projects; get bids from several pros; and be flexible about project scheduling.
We're a cooperative community that values and depends on your input. So, let us know - how can we improve this site? Would your friends and online contacts benefit from homewyse information? Make homewyse better for everyone - send your feedback or share this page. Many thanks!