Cost to Paint Kitchen Countertops

Updated: June 2016

Kitchen Countertop Painting Cost CalculatorZip Code
Sq Ft Finished*
ItemQuantityLow  High  
Countertop Painting Cost
Non-discounted retail pricing for: 2 part epoxy coating for concrete surfaces. Semi-gloss finish. Quantity includes typical waste overage, material for repair and local delivery.
129 square feet$60.79$121.99
Countertop Painting Labor - Basic
Basic labor estimate to paint kitchen countertops. Prep up to 4 hr per 100SF - mask adjacent areas, scrape and sand. Apply 1 coat bonding primer. Roll / brush 2 coats of paint. Includes planning, equipment and material acquisition, area preparation and protection, setup and cleanup.
19.8 hours$608.31$1,654.07
Countertop Painting Materials and Supplies
Cost of related materials and supplies typically required to paint kitchen countertops including: masking tape and paper, surface repair and preparation material, primers, and cleanup supplies.
120 Square Feet$45.36$51.60

Totals - Cost to Paint Kitchen Countertops - 120 Square Feet $714.46$1,827.66
Average Cost Per Square Foot Finished  $5.95$15.23

Get an INSTANT, detailed estimate of the cost to Paint Kitchen Countertops! Our free calculator uses up-to-date, trusted data to estimate typical subcontractor costs for a Kitchen Countertop Painting project. This estimate includes work to: neatly patch holes and minor damage, mask/protect adjacent surfaces not to be painted, clean, etch and thoroughly prime existing surface, roll/brush two coats of paint. For a basic 120 square feet project in zip code 47474, the benchmark cost to Paint Kitchen Countertops ranges between $5.95 - $15.23 per square foot* .

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 "square feet" required for the project.

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

NOTE: *Input the total of the finished surface area AND the area of any openings enclosed by the finished area.


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Cost to Paint Kitchen Countertops - 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 Countertop Painting, 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 Countertop Painting 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 Countertop Painting. 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 Paint Kitchen Countertops - References

Kitchen Countertop Painting - Average Cost Per Square Foot Finished

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

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