Project Costs (cont.)
    Material $3,000,000
    Labor (with taxes and insurance) 4,500,000
    Equipment 1,000,000
    Subcontracts 1,500,000
    Total job cost $10,000,000
    Indirect overhead (8%) 800,000
    Direct overhead (7.3%) 730,000
    Contingency (2%) 200,000
    Profit (7.5%) 750,000
    Contract price $12,480,000
Note that the total job cost includes both work done with the general contractor’s crews and work done by subcontractor-specialists. Markup for the general contractor (overhead, including supervision expense, contingency and profit) is $2,480,000. This amounts to 24.8% of the total job costs but only 19.87% of the contract price ($2,480,000 divided by $12,480,000 is 0.1987).
Masonry, Brick Wall Assemblies Typical costs for smooth red clay brick walls, laid in running bond with 3/8" concave joints. These costs include the bricks, mortar for bricks and cavities, typical ladder type reinforcing, wall ties and normal waste. Foundations are not included. Wall thickness shown is the nominal size based on using the type bricks described. “Wythe” means the quantity of bricks in the thickness of the wall. Costs shown are per square foot (SF) of wall measured on one face. Deduct for openings over 10 SF in size. The names and dimensions of bricks can be expected to vary, depending on the manufacturer. For more detailed coverage of brick and masonry see the National Concrete & Masonry Estimator at http://CraftsmanSiteLicense.com.
Craft@Hrs Unit Material Labor Total
Standard brick, 3-3/4" wide x 2-1/4" high x 8" long [view picture]
    Common brick, per thousand M 756.00 756.00
          4" thick wall, single wythe, veneer facing B9@.211 SF 6.00 6.85 12.85
          8" thick wall, double wythe, cavity filled B9@.464 SF 11.90 15.10 27.00
      12" thick wall, triple wythe, cavity filled B9@.696 SF 17.70 22.60 40.30
Norman brick, 3-1/2" wide x 2-1/2" high x 11-1/2" long
    Norman brick, per thousand M 1,290.00 1,290.00
          4" thick wall, single wythe, veneer facing B9@.211 SF 6.60 6.85 13.45
          8" thick wall, double wythe, cavity filled B9@.464 SF 13.00 15.10 28.10
      12" thick wall, triple wythe, cavity filled B9@.696 SF 19.50 22.60 42.10
Modular brick, 3" wide x 3-1/2" x 11-1/2" long
    Modular brick, per thousand M 1,290.00 1,290.00
          3-1/2" thick wall, single wythe, veneer face B9@.156 SF 4.88 5.07 9.95
          7-1/2" thick wall, double wythe, cavity filled B9@.343 SF 9.62 11.10 20.72
      11-1/2" thick wall, triple wythe, cavity filled B9@.515 SF 14.40 16.70 31.10
Colonial brick, 3" wide x 3-1/2" x 10" long
    Colonial brick, per thousand M 941.00 941.00
          3-1/2" thick wall, single wythe, veneer face B9@.177 SF 4.18 5.75 9.93
          7-1/2" thick wall, double wythe, cavity filled B9@.389 SF 8.21 12.60 20.81
      11-1/2" thick wall, triple wythe, cavity filled B9@.584 SF 12.20 19.00 31.20

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