Roofing labor price per square calculator for roofing bids

Roofing Price Per Square

The Roof Price Per Square Labor Tab

In this tab enter how much per square you pay a roofer, or how much you charge for each pitch.
The prices listed in these tables are for example only. Substitute your prices. You will need to add payroll taxes to your labor prices.

labor price per square
If you use a roof removal company they should be able to supply you with a similar price list. Remember to save your prices, so the next time you use the Per Square Calculator they will be available.

Roofing price per square overview

Roofing Price Per Square

Roofing Price Per Square Overview

Price per square was a stand alone program. Now it is integrated into RoofCalcwriter.
Price Per Square eliminates the job by job tedious task of costing out job cost details to determine how much to charge per square
Change just 1 number or click 1 Option Button and all the prices per square are instantly updated.
Once your prices are entered and saved all that is needed is to click on a few selections and your price per square is calculated.
Add your number of squares and a total price is produced.
Every price per square can be broken down as follows:
Labor per square + Material per square + Overhead per square + Profit per square = Total Price Per Square

After you have entered your prices the following items are program calculated:

 Roof Materials
  • 8 different types of roof coverings
  • 8 different felts
  • Plywood-OSB
  • Sales Tax
Roof Removal
  • Remove 1 layer on 6 different pitches from Flat to 4/12 to over 8/12
  • Remove 2 layers on 5 different pitches from Flat to 4/12 to over 8/12
  • Remove 3 layers on 5 different pitches from Flat to 4/12 to over 8/12
  • Remove Over 3 layers on 5 different pitches from Flat to 4/12 to over 8/12
 Roof Labor
  • Lay roofing on 6 different pitches from Flat to over 8/12
  • Lay plywood-OSB on 6 different pitches from Flat to over 8/12
 Roof Other
  • 3 different levels of profit
  • Sales tax (If applicatible)
  • Overhead
  • Cleanup

Roofing Price per square getting started

Roofing Price Per Square

Getting Started with Price Per Square

All the numbers supplied with the Price Per Square program are for example only. You must enter your own numbers !

Price per square tabs

The Total Price Per Square tab manages the other 3 tabs and produces totals based on roof pitch and Optionally : Roof removal, Sheathing and Tax

Price per square

You define the headings for different roof types in the top row in this grid. (Red Outline) Changes made here will be copied to the headings in all grids

grid legend

All grids contain different colors of cells to aid in entering your data
You can enter data in all the light gray and calculator cells
The white and yellow cells are system maintained.

The first time you use Price Per Sq Calculator enter prices per square for labor, materials, overhead, roof removal, cleanup

roofing labor prices

Select Labor-Tearoff tab at the top of the program. Here you will enter your prices per square for installing roofing materials, OSB and roof removal

Roof material prices

Select the Material Prices tab. Here you enter your material prices per square

Roofing profit,overhead cleanup

Select Profit, Overhead tab. Here you will enter your prices for Profit, Overhead and clean up per square.

How price per square totals roofing numbers

Roof Estimating Software Information

How Price Per Square Totals Roofing Numbers

The numbers you enter are calculated behind the scenes by the Price Per Square program. We are going to use an example to determine your your Price Per Square.
We are assuming you have entered you roof measurments

Example: Typical roof specifications
Roof Pitch: 6/12
Tear off: Yes, Layers to remove: 2
Sheathing: Yes
Sales Tax: Yes

Based on the above specifications take the following steps:

Sales tax option

Check this box
If you do not want sales tax added to materials skip this step

Sales Tax Rate

Type in your material tax rate, if used
At this point the program has calculated your materials including sales tax. Your material price and total price per square in Total Price Per Square have been updated.

6/12 roof pitch

In the roof pitch drop down list select 6/12

tear offCheck the tear-off option
layers to remove

Click the Layers drop down list select 2 The program gets your roof removal price by looking at your Roof Removal Prices for 6/12 pitch under 2 layers and copies this price to total price per square to the Roof Removal Row for all materials All the columns are totaled.

OSB per sheet

The program looks at your OSB price per sheet and multiplies it by 3.33
The program adds this price to the OSB material row in Material Price. All these columns are then totaled. These prices are copied to Total Price Per Square Material-loaded per sq row
The program then looks at your Labor Grid under the Lay OSB column , then adds this price to your labor to install roofing.
This price is added to the Total Price Per Square, Install roofing row in all columns
All the columns in Total price Per Square are then totaled.