Fair Cost Guide - Ceiling Tiling

June 2023

Ceiling Tiling Calculator   Zip Code
 Item   details Low  High   
Includes basic coverage quantities and typical overage. Excludes sales tax, delivery upcharges, and items not included in the description and notes.
*load* $368.27 $520.00
Includes on site setup, site preparation, job completion, trash removal and work area cleanup.
*load* $368.27 $520.00
Supplies, Tools
Includes equipment allowance and supplies for preparation, job completion and site cleanup.
  $368.27 $520.00
Excludes sales tax, any applicable fees, dump charges, and costs for repair or remediation not mentioned in the work description.
  $368.27 $520.00

Finished Wall Area 500 square feet

Material Quality Basic - contractor grade

Labor Type Medium cost labor

Floor Shape


Get an instant, vendor-neutral estimate of Ceiling Tile options and costs in your zip code. Our cost guide has been updated for 2023 to reflect current fair market wages and material option costs for Ceiling Tiling. Enter your options and zip code above - then select "Update".


Ceiling Tiling Cost Guide - Pricing Assumptions and Notes

Homewyse Cost Guides estimate approximate cost ranges for basic work in typical conditions. The estimates should only be used for preliminary planning. Homewyse estimates are NOT substitutes for quotes from qualified vendors. Homewyse strongly recommends that you contact reputable professionals for an accurate assessment of work required and costs for your project - before making any decisions or commitments.

  • Labor tasks - Fit and fabricate tiles as needed to fit in existing drop ceiling grid and around fixtures. Install tiles.
  • Ceiling Tile installation costs are commonly quoted from a standard rate and can be estimated/quoted by the service professional after measurement and visual inspection at the job site.
  • The homewyse Ceiling Tile cost estimates do not include costs for modifications to ceiling framing or removal of existing ceiling panels.
  • Higher priced Ceiling Tiling typically offer more durable material, extended warranties and enhanced appearance and finish options
  • Ceiling Tile installation costs vary considerably by location. For an accurate estimate in your area, enter your zip code in the calculator above.
  • Reduce total project cost by having multiple vendors bid on the same, detailed work specification of your Ceiling Tile project.
  • Save on installation costs by combining similar jobs and by being willing to have your project completed during low demand periods for the vendor/installer.
  • Low to High labor cost range differences are in part due to variations in work load, job location and seasonal wage rates.
  • The homewyse cost estimates include all typical costs for ceiling drop tiles and suspended grid system with 2' x 2' grid spacing; local delivery, unpackaging, measurement, fitment and installation.
  • Skill and experience greatly speed and simplify Ceiling Tiling work and minimize project delays. Hiring an experienced professional can significantly reduce completion timelines and project schedule risks.


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