Cost of Concreting, Driveways and Slabs
The average rate of concreting services is at $35/m2. This price can still change depending on the extent of the job and some other factors, and the rates of professional concreters typically range from $25/m2 to $45/m2.
Concreting prices from real customers
Area & size: 9m x 6m inside a shed; site accessible by truck
Other details: Materials and labour included; nice finish
TOTAL COST: $2,700
Area & size: 2.5m x 6.1m; 150mm thick; access to the site is restricted
Other details: Materials and labour included; slab for a swim spa
TOTAL COST: $1,900
Area & size: 13.5m2; patio in backyard
Other details: Materials and labour included
TOTAL COST: $1,000
Why rates vary
The main factor that affects the price of concreting services is the type of job to be done. The most commonly requested concreting jobs include slabs, driveways, paths, and retaining walls. The cost of materials also varies, so this can affect the total price you’ll need to pay. Other things to consider are the size of the project as well as the tools and machinery required to carry out the task.
How choices in concrete affect price
The cost of a concreting job also depends on the kind of concrete you want. There are different types of concrete, which include the following:
Cost differences = service locations
The Australian Capital Territory has the lowest concreting cost with an average price of $28.86/m2. Meanwhile, concreters in Victoria charge approximately $34.29/m2.
Concreting prices in South Australia and Queensland only have a slight difference at $36.70/m2 and $37.20/m2 respectively.
New South Wales and Western Australia have the highest concreting costs among all the states. Concreting jobs in New South Wales roughly cost $41.75/m2, while concreting services in Western Australia are at around $42.07/m2.
Pricing information correct as at August 2017.
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