The typical cost of pool installation is around $6,984 but can be as much as $15,000. Homeowners reported spending between $5,000 and $8,108 on pool installation as of 2015, notes ImproveNet.
In-ground pools typically cost more, with average homeowners reporting costs of $14,961 to $21,649 for in-ground pools. Above-ground pools usually cost much less, with most homeowners reporting paying no more than $4,500 for the pool and professional installation, as of 2015.
Some factors that affect the cost of pool installation prices include the material the pool is crafted from, with concrete pools costing the most but lasting the longest. Fiberglass or vinyl pool shells are cheaper. The size of the pool also makes a difference in how much it costs to install it.