Labor contractor rates in Bangalore Hire Labor/Labour contractors in Bangalore

The current Labor contractor rates in Bangalore is Rs 240 / sq ft to Rs 280 / sq ft. There are two ways to go ahead with construction for a Building its either give it to Building contractors who take care of all materials required for construction or one can give it to Labour contractor in Bangalore who can execute the project.

But in the case of a labour contract, the owner has to supply all materials required to the site well in advance before the start of the specific construction work based on the given house plans.

As residential Architects, we recommend going for a Labor contract only if you are self-employed and can spend quality time on the site.


The rates for labor contractor for works is Rs 290 / sq ft

  1. PCC 1:4:8  4” thicknesses for the foundation.
  2. Size stone masonry 6 courses for foundation footings.
  3. Plinth concrete 5” thickness.
  4. Inside Floor PCC 5” Thickness.
  5. 9” and 4” thickness brickwork for walls.
  6. Door and Window Frames Fixing.
  7. Lintel concreting.
  8. Roof concreting.
  9. Inside Ceiling and wall plastering with lime rendering.
  10. External plastering with Sponge finish.
  11. Inside Loft and shelves concreting.

Extra Labor works :

  1. Markings.
  2. Earth Work.
  3. Footing and columns.
  4. Balcony.
  5. Portico.
  6. Staircase.
  7. Folding steps.
  8. Para foot wall.
  9. Sump Tank.
  10. Compound Wall.
  11. Railing fixing.
  12. Gate Fixing.
  13. External Concrete and finishing.
  14. Roof waterproof muddy.
  15. Overhead tank.
  16. Concrete gang labour.
  17. Scaffolding materials.
  18. Water curing and watchman payments.
  19. Taper Roof is a double measurement.
  20. Folding Staircase/Cantiliver staircasce.

NOTE : The above work rates are depending upon quantity, time and elevation design drawing.

LABOR Contractor Rates  in Bangalore for Civil works Based on Item Rates

Labour/Labor contractors rates in Bangalore/Hire Labor contractors in Bangalore
1Earth work excavationcft9.00
2Earth fillingcft5.00
3Sump water tank solid block wallLts3.00
4sump tank rcc wall -sump tankLts5.00
6Bar bendingkg9.00
7P.C.C Concretesft40.00
8Footing concretecft45.00
9Size stone masonrycft40.00
10column concretecft65.00
11R.C.C Roof slab & Beam concretecft60.00
12R.C.C Slope roof concretecft75.00
138″ Block worksft33.00
146″ Block worksft25.00
154″Block worksft20.00
16Internal Ceiling Plasteringsft20.00
17Internal Wall plasteringsft18.00
18External Wall plasteringsft22.00
19Door & Windows Fixingsft35.00
20Ventilators fixingnos350.00
212″&3″ Bandrft30.00
223/4″ Grooverft15.00
23Cylinder Filling (Bath Room)cft30.00
24Parapet Wall (Block Work& Plastering)sft55.00
25Water proof plasteringsft25.00
26(Lead & Lift )
27First floor10%
28Second floor15%
29Third floor20%
30Fourth floor25%
31Watchman salary per month3000

Note: These rates might vary from Project to Project.

Labor contractor rates in Bangalore Hire Labor/Labour contractors in Bangalore
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  1. Mahesh March 20, 2015 at 11:43 pm - Reply

    I was looking out for labor contractor rates in bangalore then I came across your site, which have the very details which I was searching. I have an 20×30 plot and looking out for building contractors or labour contractor who can get the construction done with good quality and complete the project within 6 months. As informed its just 600 sq ft plot I would really like to Hire your services for the architectural designing of my project, As my budget is 20 lacs for a G+2 floors duplex with 3 bedroom house.

    Pls propose a reasonable charge for the concept drawings and structural drawings, as the remaining I shall take care myself.

    • A4D December 27, 2015 at 1:32 pm - Reply

      Current charges / rates for Labour contractors in bangalore are already mentioned above pls read it. As of construction quotation for building construction varies from Rs 1400 / sq ft to Rs 1600 / sq ft.

    • siri K April 6, 2016 at 9:45 am - Reply

      Hi Mohan,

      We are also looking for a labor contractor for same requirement like 600sft with G+2 in the same budget.please suggest us if you find someone.


  2. Rakesh March 20, 2015 at 11:44 pm - Reply

    Hi Sir,
    This is Rakesh from whitefield having a 40×60 site with 30 ft road, the plot is facing South we are loking for best labor contractors who can construct my house where in I will supply the materials required for the construction, As written here it’s been mentioned that the labor rates are Rs 280 / sq ft onwards for the civil labour work and additional charges will be for flooring, electrical. Plumbing and tiling.

    I would like to take some simple drawings for my house plans for 2bhk x2 nos for each floor and the ground floor will left for car parking space.As informed in the overall construction cost for all works excluding interiors it roughly comes around Rs 1500 / sq ft for my entire house. Since I shall be going for the labor only, I think I might save 10% on the overall budget if I do it myself by Hiring a Labor constructor. Propose your charges to my given email Id for more details on this.

    • A4D December 27, 2015 at 1:29 pm - Reply

      The Labor construction rates in Bangalore starts from Rs 230 / sq ft to Rs 290 / sq ft depending on the scope of work.
      Note : Labor contractors rates only includes all civil works only. It does’t include Flooring, Tile fitting, Electrical work, Plumbing work or other non civil works mentioned above.

  3. Murthy December 27, 2015 at 1:22 pm - Reply

    Hi Sir,

    I am starting my new house construction hence wanted to know Construction labor rates in bangalore 2016 for my duplex house construction. Can you refer some good labour contractors who can understand an architects working drawing and complete the project on a timely basis.

    Also I wanted to know the architecture designing charges for construction of G+2 floors Duplex house in sarjapur road. Send me the best proposal for this.


    • A4D December 27, 2015 at 1:26 pm - Reply

      The current labor contractor charges in bangalore varies from Rs 220 / sq ft to Rs 280 / sq ft. Our charges for Architectural working drawings and full project consultancy are mentioned on the site its self pls go through those details. We have also sent the soft copy of our proposal to your given email id also.

  4. Dushyant October 18, 2017 at 11:27 am - Reply

    This is a very good information, Is it possible to have Thumbrule Quantity for such items as well on their sq. ft. bases.
    Like i know for steel it ranges from 3.6 to 4.5 kg per Sq. ft.

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