Home Service Job Cost Calculator

Cost to Install a Door Jamb

Updated: January 2014

Cost to Install a Door Jambzip code   openings 
ItemQuantityLow  High  
Door Opening Cost
Non-discounted retail cost for common, mid-grade door opening.
1 opening$0.85$2.37
Door Opening Labor
Direct labor expenses to install door jamb.
2.0 hours$61.00$106.50
Door Opening Job Materials and Supplies
Cost of supplies that may be required to install door jamb including: fasteners, shims, flashing, drip cap, perimeter insulation and exterior caulking.
1 opening$20.00$25.00
Door Opening Equipment Allowance
Job related costs of specialty equipment used for job quality and efficiency, including: pneumatic finish nailer, 12" compound miter saw, biscuit joiner, detail sander.

Totals - Cost to Install Door Jamb
1 opening$145.60$220.12
Average cost
per opening

Cost to Install a Door Jamb - 2014 Cost Calculator

The cost to Install a Door Jamb averages $145.60 - $220.12 per opening in 2014. This Door Jamb 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 Door Jamb 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 "doors" required for the project.

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

Door Jamb Installation - Average Cost Per Opening

Expect to pay in the high end of the $145.60 - $220.12 per opening 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 Door Jamb Installation: combine related projects; get bids from several pros; and be flexible about project scheduling.

Cost to Install a Door Jamb - Notes and General Information

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Cost to Install a Door Jamb - References

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