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Cost to Install a Chain Link Fence

Updated: January 2014

Cost to Install a Chain Link Fencezip code   linear feet 
ItemQuantityLow  High  
Chain Link Fencing Cost
Non-discounted retail cost for common, mid-grade chain link fencing. Quantity includes typical installation waste, fabrication overage, material for future repairs and delivery within 25 miles
27 linear feet$184.23$231.54
Chain Link Fencing Labor
Direct labor expenses to install chain link fence.
4.8 hours$143.04$161.20
Chain Link Fencing Job Materials and Supplies
Cost of supplies that may be required to install chain link fence including: fasteners, post concrete and connectors.
25 linear feet$20.00$40.00
Chain Link Fencing Equipment Allowance
Job related costs of specialty equipment used for job quality and efficiency, including: 8" diameter post hole auger, 12" miter saw, pneumatic nailer and portable concrete mixer.

Totals - Cost to Install Chain Link Fence
25 linear feet$416.27$533.24
Average cost
per linear foot

Cost to Install a Chain Link Fence - 2014 Cost Calculator

The cost to Install a Chain Link Fence averages $16.65 - $21.33 per linear foot in 2014. This Chain Link Fence 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 Chain Link Fence 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 "linear feet" required for the project.

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

Chain Link Fence Installation - Average Cost Per Linear Foot

Expect to pay in the high end of the $16.65 - $21.33 per linear 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 Chain Link Fence Installation: combine related projects; get bids from several pros; and be flexible about project scheduling.

Cost to Install a Chain Link Fence - Notes and General Information

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Cost to Install a Chain Link Fence - References

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