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Cost to Install a Retaining Wall

Updated: January 2014

Cost to Install a Retaining Wallzip code   square feet 
ItemQuantityLow  High  
Retaining Wall Cost
Non-discounted retail cost for common, mid-grade retaining wall. Quantity includes typical installation waste, fabrication overage, material for future repairs and delivery within 25 miles
107 square feet$731.88$849.57
Retaining Wall Labor
Direct labor expenses to install retaining wall.
16.0 hours$844.02$1,013.56
Retaining Wall Job Materials and Supplies
Cost of supplies that may be required to install retaining wall including: cutting and grinding materials, mortar and reinforcement.
100 square feet$27.50$29.78
Retaining 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 Retaining Wall
100 square feet$1,659.65$1,971.66
Average cost
per square foot

Cost to Install a Retaining Wall - 2014 Cost Calculator

The cost to Install a Retaining Wall averages $16.60 - $19.72 per square foot in 2014. This 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 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.

Retaining Wall Installation - Average Cost Per Square Foot

Expect to pay in the high end of the $16.60 - $19.72 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 Retaining Wall Installation: combine related projects; get bids from several pros; and be flexible about project scheduling.

Cost to Install a Retaining Wall - Notes and General Information

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Cost to Install a Retaining Wall - References

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