Cost to Install a Toilet

Updated: December 2016

Toilet Installation Cost CalculatorZip Code
Toilets
Item detailsQtyLow  High
Toilet Cost 
Non-discounted retail pricing for: 2 piece, elongated bowl toilet. Low volume flush. Floor mount. With soft close seat.
1 toilet$228.87$545.31
Toilet Labor, Basic 
Basic labor to install toilet with favorable site conditions. Fit and secure new toilet. Connect to existing water supply. Drain and leak test. Wall surface demolition and restoration if needed is extra. Includes planning, equipment and material acquisition, area preparation and protection, setup and cleanup.
1 toilet$228.87$545.31
Toilet Job Supplies 
Cost of related materials and supplies typically required to install toilet including: connectors, fittings and mounting hardware.
1 toilet$228.87$545.31
Option: Remove Toilet
Detach from adjacent surfaces and components. Break into haul able pieces. Remove from home and dispose of legally.
1 toilet$228.87$545.31
Toilet Debris Disposal
Costs to load and haul away old materials, installation waste and associated debris.
1 toilet4.7255.375
 Unused Minimum Labor
Balance of 2 hr(s) minimum labor charge that can be applied to other tasks.
   
Totals - Cost To Install Toilet   
Average Cost per Toilet  

Get an INSTANT, detailed estimate of the cost to Install a Toilet! Our free calculator uses up-to-date, trusted data to estimate typical subcontractor costs for a Toilet Installation project. For a basic 1 toilet project in zip code 47474, the benchmark cost to Install a Toilet ranges between $427 - $784 per toilet.

To estimate costs for your project:

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.

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


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Cost to Install a Toilet - 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 bathroom toilet 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 Toilet 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 Toilet 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 Toilet 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 Toilet - References

Toilet Installation - Average Cost Per Toilet

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


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