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Cost to Excavate Land

Updated: January 2014

Cost to Excavate Landzip code   cubic yards 
ItemQuantityLow  High  
Land Labor
Direct labor expenses to excavate land.
3.0 hours$106.50$159.75
Land Debris Disposal Costs
Costs to load and haul away old materials and installation waste.
Land Equipment Allowance
Job related costs of specialty equipment used for job quality and efficiency, including: skid loader with excavation | demolition | loading attachment..

Totals - Cost to Excavate Land
1 cubic yards$299.64$423.77
Average cost
per cubic yard

Cost to Excavate Land - 2014 Cost Calculator

The cost to Excavate Land averages $299.64 - $423.77 per cubic yard in 2014. This Land Excavation cost estimate is calculated from average material costs, unit labor producitivity rates and national average hourly labor wages. To refine the estimate for your Land Excavation project:

1. Set Project Location Enter the location is where labor is hired and materials purchased.

2. Specify Project Size Enter the number of "cubic yards" required for the project.

3. Re-calculate Click the "Update" button.

Land Excavation - Average Cost Per Cubic Yard

Expect to pay in the high end of the $299.64 - $423.77 per cubic yard 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 Land Excavation: combine related projects; get bids from several pros; and be flexible about project scheduling.

Cost to Excavate Land - Notes and General Information

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Cost to Excavate Land - References

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