How Much Does It Cost To Install Concrete Tile Flooring?


(500 sq.ft. concrete paver tile floor)
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Concrete Tile Floor Costs

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The concrete tile floor is typically installed on a slab-base of aggregate or concrete mortar, though it is possible to adapt other floor structure material to the installation.

You will find that the cost to install average concrete tile flooring depends upon material and finish grade, surface area and material volume, preparation and special requirements, and the labor rate.

In the following table the Labor Cost figure is what the able and prepared DIY persons should expect to save by performing the corresponding tasks.

Tile flooring: 500 sq.ft.; include all material, equipment, and waste.

Item Unit Cost Quantity Line Cost
Concrete paver tile: transport all material and install 500 sq.ft. of pewter concrete pavers 12" x 12" x 1-3/4" thick; grouted on top of a prepared base. $2.09 per sq.ft. 525 $1,099
Upgrade: additional cost to install higher grade concrete porcelain tiles, 18" x 18" x 3/8" thick; grouted on prepared base. $0.75 per sq.ft. 525 $392
Material Cost $2.98 per sq.ft. 500 $1,491
+ Labor Cost (standard) $36 per hour 80 $2,880
+ Labor Cost (upgrade) $36 per hour 2 $72
Total Cost $8.89 per sq.ft. 500 $4,443

Other considerations and costs

  • These prices are for service in the immediate service area of the provider.
  • Taxes and permit fees are not included.

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DIY considerations

  • This project is not highly suitable for DIY.
  • Quite beyond a typical concrete pour, tile requires nearly artisanal skills.


  • Craftsman Estimator Costbook, complete series year 2015.
  • Latest prices found on Home Depot and other vendor Web sites.
  • Literature review of DIY Web sites.
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Cost by city

(500 sq.ft. concrete paver tile floor)
  • New York, NY$6,392
  • Bronx, NY$5,252
  • Brooklyn, NY$4,378
  • Philadelphia, PA$5,461
  • Washington, DC$4,739
  • Atlanta, GA$4,287
  • Miami, FL$3,899
  • Fort Lauderdale, FL$4,085
  • Minneapolis, MN$4,792
  • Chicago, IL$5,583
  • Houston, TX$5,759
  • San Antonio, TX$3,866
  • Austin, TX$4,377
  • Denver, CO$3,698
  • Phoenix, AZ$3,902
  • Las Vegas, NV$4,282
  • Los Angeles, CA$4,825
  • San Diego, CA$4,379
  • San Jose, CA$5,289
  • Seattle, WA$3,872

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