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Cost to Frame a Wall

Updated: May 2014

Cost to Frame a Wallzip code   square feet 
ItemQuantityLow  High  
Framed Wall Labor
Direct labor expenses to frame wall. Includes planning, job equipment and material acquisition, area preparation, setup and cleanup.
6.5 hours$206.63$239.49
Framed Wall Job Materials and Supplies
Cost of supplies that may be required to frame wall including: fasteners and connectors.
200 square feet$176.60$191.24
Framed Wall Equipment Allowance
Job related costs of specialty equipment used for job quality and efficiency, including: pneumatic framing nailer, 12" miter saw and 3 1/4" electric planer.

Totals - Cost to Frame Wall
200 square feet$411.73$478.73
Average cost
per square foot

Cost to Frame a Wall - 2014 Cost Calculator

The cost to Frame a Wall averages $2.06 - $2.39 per square foot in 2014. This Wall Framing cost estimate is calculated from average material costs, unit labor productivity rates and national average hourly labor wages. To refine the estimate for your Wall Framing project:

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

2. Specify Project Size Enter the number of "square feet" required for the project.

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

Wall Framing - Average Cost Per Square Foot

Expect to pay in the high end of the $2.06 - $2.39 per square foot 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 Wall Framing: combine related projects; get bids from several pros; and be flexible about project scheduling.

Cost to Frame a Wall - Notes and General Information

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Cost to Frame a Wall - References

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