Cost to Install a Kitchen Sink Drain

Updated: June 2016

Kitchen Sink Drain Installation Cost CalculatorZip Code
ItemQuantityLow  High  
Sink Drain Assembly Cost
Non-discounted retail pricing for: 4 1/2" diameter fixed post drain with strainer. Stainless steel finish and safety rolled edge.
1 assembly$9.52$11.70
Sink Drain Assembly Labor - Basic
Basic labor estimate to install kitchen sink drain. Fabricate and fit drain pipe to p trap and existing rough-in drain connection. Drain and leak test. Includes planning, equipment and material acquisition, area preparation and protection, setup and cleanup.
2.0 hours$168.58$204.34
Sink Drain Assembly Materials and Supplies
Cost of related materials and supplies typically required to install kitchen sink drain including: connectors, fittings and mounting hardware.
1 Assembly$25.00$25.00
Sink Drain Assembly Debris Disposal Costs
Costs to load and haul away old materials and installation waste.
Sink Drain Assembly Equipment Allowance
Job related costs of specialty equipment used for job quality and efficiency, including: pipe cutting and threading, tubing cutter, brazing kit and pipe wrenches.

Totals - Cost to Install Kitchen Sink Drain - 1 Assembly $247.10$314.79
Average Cost Per Assembly  $247.10$314.79

Get an INSTANT, detailed estimate of the cost to Install a Kitchen Sink Drain! Our free calculator uses up-to-date, trusted data to estimate typical subcontractor costs for a Kitchen Sink Drain Installation project. For a basic 1 assembly project in zip code 47474, the benchmark cost to Install a Kitchen Sink Drain ranges between $247.10 - $314.79 per assembly.

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Cost to Install a Kitchen Sink Drain - Notes and General Information

These estimates are for BASIC work performed in serviceable conditions by qualified trade professionals using MID GRADE materials. Work not mentioned on this page and/or work using master craftsman, premium materials and project supervision will result in HIGHER COSTS!

These estimates are NOT substitutes for written quotes from trade professionals. Homewyse strongly recommends that you contact reputable professionals for accurate assessments of work required and costs for your project - before making any decisions or commitments.

The cost estimate includes:

  • Costs for local material / equipment delivery to and service provider transportation to and from the job site.
  • Costs to prepare the worksite for Kitchen Sink Drain Installation, including costs to protect existing structure(s), finishes, materials and components.
  • Costs for job cleanup and debris removal at project completion.
  • Labor setup time, mobilization time and minimum hourly charges that are commonly included for small Kitchen Sink Drain Installation jobs.

The cost estimate does NOT include:

  • Costs for removing, relocating, repairing, or modifying existing framing, surfacing, HVAC, electrical, and plumbing systems - or bringing those systems into compliance with current building codes.
  • Costs for testing and remediation of hazardous materials (asbestos, lead, etc).
  • General contractor overhead and markup for organizing and supervising the Kitchen Sink Drain Installation. Add 15% to 23% to the total cost above if a general contractor will supervise this project.
  • Sales tax on materials and supplies.
  • Permit or inspection fees (or portion thereof) required by your local building department for your overall project.

Cost to Install a Kitchen Sink Drain - References

Kitchen Sink Drain Installation - Average Cost Per Assembly

Expect to pay in the higher end of the price range for a licensed, insured and reputable pro - and for complex or rush projects.

To lower Kitchen Sink Drain Installation costs: combine related projects, minimize options/extras and be flexible about project scheduling.

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