Cost to Install a Shower Pan

Updated: December 2016

Shower Pan Installation Cost CalculatorZip Code
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Shower Pan Cost 
Non-discounted retail pricing for: Tile ready single threshold shower pan with center drain (included). UL listed. 3 yr limited warranty.
1 pan$646.74$1,540.91
Shower Pan Labor, Basic 
Basic labor to install shower pan with favorable site conditions. Secure backing and screed strips. Prepare, apply and level mortar. Remove screed strips. Includes planning, equipment and material acquisition, area preparation and protection, setup and cleanup.
1 pan$646.74$1,540.91
Shower Pan Job Supplies 
Cost of related materials and supplies typically required to install shower pan including: fabrication and polishing disposables, manufacturer recommended underlayment, fasteners, adhesives and surface sealants.
1 pan$646.74$1,540.91
Shower Pan 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.
1 pan$646.74$1,540.91
 Unused Minimum Labor
Balance of 2 hr(s) minimum labor charge that can be applied to other tasks.
   
Totals - Cost To Install Shower Pan   
Average Cost per Pan  

Get an INSTANT, detailed estimate of the cost to Install a Shower Pan! Our free calculator uses up-to-date, trusted data to estimate typical subcontractor costs for a Shower Pan Installation project. For a basic 1 pan project in zip code 47474, the benchmark cost to Install a Shower Pan ranges between $1,061 - $2,050 per pan.

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1. Set Project Zip Code Enter the Zip Code for the location where labor is hired and materials purchased.

2. Specify Project Size Enter the number of "items" required for the project.

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Cost to Install a Shower Pan - 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! Explore the full range of shower pan new installation labor options and material prices here.

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 Shower Pan 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 Shower Pan 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 Shower Pan 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 Shower Pan - References

Shower Pan Installation - Average Cost Per Pan

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 Shower Pan Installation costs: combine related projects, minimize options/extras and be flexible about project scheduling.


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