Painter Dublin

Cost To Hire A Painter For You

The cost to hire a painter can count on their level of experience, the size and complexity of the project (such as multiple paint colors), the quality of paint, the type of paint, the season, required repairs, location, layers of paint and primer needed, and the quality of the surfaces.

So, there are a lot of factors that appear when it comes to the expense of hiring a painter in Dublin. It may not be possible to give exact figure but we can try to give you a rate range, although it can vary from person to person, house to house, or place to place. 

Cost as per room/house size:

Room/house sizeCost (USD)
10×12 Room300 – 800
14×16 Master Bedroom700 – 1,300
Bathroom200 – 600
Kitchen200 – 600
Living Room400 – 1,200
Whole House Interior2,900 – 8,800
Whole House Exterior2,600 – 5,700
New Construction4,000 – 15,000

Charges of painter: 

Pros may charge around $1-$6 per square foot of areas to be painted or around $20-$70 per hour. The charge may count on the amount of time spent over surface prep, setting up scaffolding, protecting furniture, making small repairs, removing old paint, and cleaning up.

Billing typeAverage cost (USD)
Per hour20 – 70
Per day200 – 600
Per square foot 1 – 6
Per room300 – 800
New construction2 – 4 per square foot

Charges per hour: 

Painter can charge $20-$50 an hour depending on their experience level, the difficulty of project, region, season, and whether it’s interior or exterior. It also depends on the level of productivity.   

Productivity Hourly rate (USD)
Low27
Medium36
High47
Specialty 70 up

Charges per day:

Painter may charge $200-$500 a day, counting on their skills and productivity levels. If you are re-painting a room or house, the day rate may cover 150 – 350-sq.ft of paintable areas per hour, only if he works 8 hours a day. 

Charges Per Square Foot?

Commercial or new construction painting rates average $2-$5 per square foot while residential painter can charge $1 $6 per square foot. The estimate includes 2 coats of paint applied to the walls. 

Damp weather tends to slow drying time while detailed projects or difficult surfaces increase overall costs. 

ProjectCost per square foot (USD)
Bedroom 1 – 2
Living room2.5 – 6
Kitchen 2.5 – 6
Base molding1.5 – 3.5
Crown molding 1.25 – 3
Floor1.5 – 3
Wallpaper2 – 4.5
Hallways3 – 5
Ceiling 1 – 1.5
Kitchen Cabinets 3 – 7
Exterior sliding1.5 – 3
Full home exterior 3 – 6
Gutters1.5 – 3.5
Fence 1.5 – 3
Driveway 2 – 4
Deck1.5 – 3

Charges per room:

The cost of painting project can vary depending on the size of the room as well as the type of surfaces. If it’s only walls, the cost will be lower than that of painting walls, ceiling, baseboards, doors and trim.

RoomWalls only (USD)Walls, ceiling, baseboards, doors and trim. (USD)
Bathroom101321
Master bedroom124533
Kitchen 181548
10×12 Bedroom 391815
14 x 16 Master Bedroom7441,285
Living Room2601,015
Open-Plan Basement5452,919

Charges for new construction:

The cost for new construction can range from $2-$5 per square foot depending on the type of paint, number of colors, type of trim, and your geographic location. 

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