How Much Do Packing Services Cost
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How Much Do Packing Services Cost?

Depending on the size of your home the average price of packing services is $750 with prices ranging for packing services from $300 to $1,200 for the US in 2019.

Average Cost of Boxes by Size

  • Small moving box cost, not including labor: $3
  • Medium moving box cost, not including labor: $4
  • Large moving box cost, not including labor: $5
  • Dish-pack moving box cost, not including labor: $8

Packing Services Costs (Materials Included)

  • Book box cost including labor: $5
  • Linen box cost including labor: $10
  • China/Glassware box including labor: $18

Average Packing Services Cost By Hour

  • $85 per hour total for two packers at $42.50 per hour.
  • $105 per hour total for three packers at $35 per hour.
  • $130 per hour total for four packers at $32.50 per hour.

Flat Rate Pricing For Packing Services

  • 1 Bedroom Apartment (approximate weight: 3,000 lbs): $300-$450 for Labor (2 packers) and $100-$150 for supplies.
  • 2 Bedroom Home (approximate weight: 5,000 lbs): $450-$600 for Labor (2 packers) and $150-$250 for supplies.
  • 3 Bedroom Home (approximate weight: 9,000 lbs): $600-$750 for Labor (3 packers) and $250-$350 for supplies.
  • 4 Bedroom Home (approximate weight: more than 10,000 lbs): $750-$1,200 for Labor (4 packers) and $300-$450 for supplies.

Weight

Based on the weight of your items, packers charge fixed rates:

  • 3,000 lbs. Cost: $300-$400.
  • 5,000 lbs. Cost: $450-$600.
  • 10,000 lbs. Cost: $900-$1,050.

Price of Supplies

The cost of packing supplies may or may not be included when you are given a quote from a full packing service. Keep in mind speacial items may require special handling or packing materials to ensure they are safe for transportation. That said, here is an average supply list with current packing supply prices for a family of four occupying a three bedroom house.

  • Large Boxes (35 count) $4 per box.
  • Extra Large Boxes (17 count) $4 per box.
  • Medium Boxes (45 count) $2.20 per box.
  • Wardrobe Boxes (8 count) $12 per box.
  • Picture Boxes (9 count) $10 per box.
  • Bubble Wrap (90 feet) $18 ($2 per ten foot)
  • Stretch Wrap (360 feet) $7.20 ($$0.80 per 40 feet)
  • Packing paper (14 lbs) $18
  • Tape dispensers (2) $10 each.

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