Here are drywall installation cost factors with examples of drywall prices for hanging and finishing the drywall. Keep in mind that drywall repair prices are quite different because of how time-consuming repairs are. See our guide Drywall Repair Prices and Costs for complete information on repairs. Drywall Hanging Costs
Drywall Installation Cost. The average cost to install drywall is between $1.60 and $2.35 per square foot. For a typical 12' x 12' room with a wall height of 8', the price averages around $815 for just the walls, or a total of $903 if including the ceiling drywall.
For a basic project in zip code 47474 with 500 square feet, the cost to Install Drywall starts at $1.69 - $2.13 per square foot*. Actual costs will depend on job size, conditions, size options.
Note that drywall installers need no licenses to perform their jobs, so ask about warranties on labor when you look for estimates. Differences Because costs of living vary by area, the location of the drywall hanging job can affect wages and the eventual price of the effort.