Sod Installation Cost in Austin, TX
What is the cost to Install Sod in Austin, TX?
Knowing the sod installation in Austin costs is important to being able to effectively plan and budget your project. While there are general nationwide numbers available, they usually do not include local factors that may impact the final price, which may include: local hourly labor wages, materials costs, as well as productivity rates. There may be certain Austin permits required by local state and city laws, which can raise the total cost as well.
Our numbers show that on average in 2014 total sod installation Austin costs have been $133.46 to $256.50.
To breakdown that number by square foot the averages are $0.67 to $1.29 per square foot. This number includes the following:
- Average labor costs per hour in Austin which are typical of sod installation projects.
- Materials and equipment costs necessary to install sod in Austin, TX, as well as any applicable delivery charges.
- Any applicable project preparation (necessary components, machinery and surface preparation) and cleanup fees.
- Austin permits required for sod installation projects, which may also include inspection and building fees. Please contact Austin city government to inquire which permits may be necessary.
- Supply and material city sales taxes in Austin, 78701 area.
- Supply and material county and state sales taxes in Travis county, Texas.
- Austin general contractor fees, if used for the project. Such fees usually add another 15% to the total. Using a general contractor is generally not required for Austin sod installation projects.
Sod Installation Austin Projects - Cost Breakdown:
- $62.16 to $108.51 - typical hourly labor costs seen for sod installation Austin projects in 2014.
- $7.22 to $23.00 - typical costs associated with Austin sod installation projects in 2014. This figure may include soil amendments and planting fertilizers, as required.
- $34.50 to $62.10 - 5+hp gasoline powered sod cutter - 18" wide by 2 1/2" cutting path costs, as well as any other necessary equipment and machinery.
- $29.58 to $62.88 - Austin retail costs typically seen for 200 square feet of sod installation.