#### Often asked: House Painting Rates Interior How Much To Charge Per Room?

Painters charge **$1 to $3 per square foot** to paint a room or interior of a house. The average cost to paint a room is $350 to $850, and the cost to paint a home interior is $1,200 to $3,900.

Interior Painting Cost.

Measure | Cost Per Square Foot |
---|---|

Coverage Area |
$1 – $3 |

Floor Space |
$3 – $7 |

Contents

- 1 How much do painters usually charge per room?
- 2 How much should I charge for labor to paint a room?
- 3 How much do I charge for painting an interior?
- 4 How do I estimate painting a room?
- 5 What is the going rate for painting a room per square foot?
- 6 How do you estimate a paint job?
- 7 How much should you charge for a painting?
- 8 How do you price a painting?
- 9 How do you bid interior painting?
- 10 How much does interior paint cost per gallon?
- 11 How do painters calculate square footage?

## How much do painters usually charge per room?

Per Room. On occasion, professional painters will also charge per room, although it is not as common. In general, it is safe to assume a per-room rate of about $800 to $1,200 to fully repaint a bedroom and $1,000 to $3,000 for a living room or other large living space.

## How much should I charge for labor to paint a room?

The average labor cost to paint a room ranges from $1 to $3 per square foot based on the project surface area or between $2 and $7 per square foot based on the actual space in the room. For a one-room painting cost, you can expect to pay between $175 to $675 for the entire project.

## How much do I charge for painting an interior?

How much does it cost to paint a house interior? Interior painting by professionals will likely cost somewhere between $1.50 and $3.50 per square foot. Add for ceiling and trim and the figure increase to $3 to $4 per square foot.

## How do I estimate painting a room?

To estimate the amount of paint you need in order to cover the walls of a room, add together the length of all the walls and then multiply the number by the height of the room, from floor to ceiling. The number you get is the room’s square footage.

## What is the going rate for painting a room per square foot?

The price rates to professionally paint a room can be calculated in a few different ways. Generally, painters in the U.S. charge between $25 and $100 per hour or between $1.50 and $3.50 per square foot. If you’re painting baseboards, trim, and more, you can expect to pay $3 to $4 per square foot.

## How do you estimate a paint job?

Estimate how much time it will take you to complete the job. Multiply the time by the cost of labor. Add your materials, overhead costs, and your desired profit margin. Use software to total the estimate and send your client a copy of the quote.

## How much should you charge for a painting?

Multiply the painting’s width by its length to arrive at the total size, in square inches. Then multiply that number by a set dollar amount that’s appropriate for your reputation. I currently use $6 per square inch for oil paintings. Then calculate your cost of canvas and framing, and then double that number.

## How do you price a painting?

To calculate a price per square foot, you can divide the square footage of your home or the area you expect to paint by the total price quoted by a painter. If painting yourself, check the paint can to see expected coverage in square footage and multiply its cost by how much you’d need to cover your walls.

## How do you bid interior painting?

Some painters keep it simple and just charge by square foot; If you charge $1.25 per square foot, 2500 sq ft. would cost $3,125 for the homeowner etc. (for exterior). For interior you’ll want to charge $2 per square foot minimum.

## How much does interior paint cost per gallon?

On average, to paint the interior yourself will cost between $1 and $3 per square foot, about half what a professional charges. A gallon of paint runs about $20 per gallon for low-end and $30 to $55 for higher-end brands. The average-sized bedroom will need at least two gallons of paint for complete coverage.

## How do painters calculate square footage?

Painters calculate the square footage by multiplying the length of each room in your home by their corresponding width to determine the total amount of square footage in a particular space.