Home Service Job Cost Calculator

Cost to Install a Block Retaining Wall

Updated: January 2014

Cost to Install a Block Retaining Wallzip code   square feet 
ItemQuantityLow  High  
Wall Cost
Non-discounted retail cost for common, mid-grade wall. Quantity includes typical installation waste, fabrication overage, material for future repairs and delivery within 25 miles
107 square feet$178.81$202.16
Wall Labor
Direct labor expenses to install block retaining wall.
10.3 hours$538.06$585.45
Wall Job Materials and Supplies
Cost of supplies that may be required to install block retaining wall including: cutting and grinding materials, mortar and reinforcement.
100 square feet$27.50$29.78
Wall Equipment Allowance
Job related costs of specialty equipment used for job quality and efficiency, including: 115 v wet masonry saw, 5 cubic foot mortar box and small plate compactor.

Totals - Cost to Install Block Retaining Wall
100 square feet$800.62$896.14
Average cost
per square foot

Cost to Install a Block Retaining Wall - 2014 Cost Calculator

The cost to Install a Block Retaining Wall averages $8.01 - $8.96 per square foot in 2014. This Block Retaining Wall Installation cost estimate is calculated from average material costs, unit labor producitivity rates and national average hourly labor wages. To refine the estimate for your Block Retaining Wall Installation 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.

Block Retaining Wall Installation - Average Cost Per Square Foot

Expect to pay in the high end of the $8.01 - $8.96 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 Block Retaining Wall Installation: combine related projects; get bids from several pros; and be flexible about project scheduling.

Cost to Install a Block Retaining Wall - Notes and General Information

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Cost to Install a Block Retaining Wall - References

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