The cost to install granite countertops ranges from $28 to $66 per hour for labor, $203 to $233 for materials and supplies, and $50 to $100 per square foot for the granite, as of 2015. The total cost can vary by geographic location and company.
Granite's sturdiness and durability make it more expensive than many other countertop options. Shoppers may reduce the cost of granite and installation by purchasing it from wholesale providers. Installers usually charge by the hour for labor costs and a lump sum for materials and supplies. HomeWyse.com offers a calculator that shoppers can use to get an estimate for the cost of granite countertops.