Construction Cost Estimates for Vocational School in National, US

The following analysis estimates the cost to build a vocational school using US National Average costs from 2013 RSMeans cost data. Costs are derived from a building model that assumes basic components, using union labor for a 40000 square foot building.

Scope differences and market conditions can cause costs to vary significantly. To see an estimate of the costs to build a vocational school in a specific city or metropolitan area, go to our index of vocational school models by state.

NOTE: This cost estimate uses 2013 RSMeans data. A more accurate estimate using current RSMeans cost data is available on RSMeans Online - our online cost estimating tool.

Vocational School Construction Cost Assumptions
Location: US National Average
Stories: 2
Story Height (L.F.): 16.00
Floor Area (S.F.): 40000
Basement Included: No
Data Release: Year 2013

Vocational School Square Foot Cost Assuming Decorative Concrete Block / Bearing Walls

Cost Estimate (Union Labor) % of Total Cost Per SF Cost
Total $115.86 $4,634,500
Contractor Fees (GC,Overhead,Profit) 25% $28.97 $1,158,600
Architectural Fees 7% $10.14 $405,500
Total Building Cost $154.97 $6,198,600
Cost Estimate (Open Shop) % of Total Cost Per SF Cost
Total $106.71 $4,268,500
Contractor Fees (GC,Overhead,Profit) 25% $26.68 $1,067,100
Architectural Fees 7% $9.34 $373,500
Total Building Cost $142.73 $5,709,100

Vocational School Square Foot Cost Assuming Decorative Concrete Block / Steel Frame

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Vocational School Square Foot Cost Assuming Face Brick with Concrete Block Back-up / Bearing Walls

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Vocational School Square Foot Cost Assuming Face Brick with Concrete Block Back-up / Steel Frame

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Vocational School Square Foot Cost Assuming Metal Sandwich Panel / Steel Frame

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Vocational School Square Foot Cost Assuming Steel Siding on Steel Studs / Steel Frame

Cost Estimate (Union Labor) % of Total Cost Per SF Cost
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