Because there are different types of metal siding panels used for homes, the average installation costs can vary from $4,500 to $12,000 for an average-size home that requires 1500 square feet of siding. Aluminum is a popular metal siding, and the average installation cost for 1500 square feet is between $4,500 and $9,000. The average cost of aluminum siding ranges from $3.00 to $6.00 per square foot as of 2015, notes the Choice Roofing Group website.
Another choice for metal siding can be seamless stainless steel, and the average cost for 1500 square feet of home siding can range from $6,000 to $12,000, as noted by the Choice Roofing Group website. This is if the average cost per square foot of stainless steel siding is from $4.00 to $8.00.
The Homewyse site has a metal siding installation cost calculator for aluminum siding that is based on current siding prices. To use the calculator, visitors to the site can type in the square feet of siding required and their specific Zip codes. With this information, average low and high installation costs are calculated.