Synthetic Slate Roof Costs & Prices

Synthetic slate roof cost ranges from $13.00 to $25.00 psf for materials and installation. While this is expensive, it is much less than the cost of natural slate roofing.

“For a 1500 sq. ft. of synthetic slate roofig, homeowners will pay b/n $19,500 and $40,500 in total for the materials and the installation. This is about half of what it costs for natural slate.”

Synthetic Slate Roof Cost (Materials Only)

Entry To Mid Level: $10.00 to $14.00 psf
Expect to pay $10.00 to $15.00 psf for the synthetic slate itself. This equates to $1,000 to $1,400 per square.

Mid To High End: $14.00 to $18.00 psf
Expect to pay $14.00 to $18.00 psf for the synthetic slate itself. This equates to $1,400 to $1,800 per square.


Synthetic Slate Roofing Cost

Installation: $3.00 to $7.00 psf

Homeowners should expect installation costs to run $3.00 – $7.00 psf. This is nearly identical to the install cost of natural slate, although it tends to be slightly less because of the cost of the material. Price factors include roof square footage, the slope of the roofing and how complicated the project is due to certain patterns or objects.

Total Synthetic Slate Roofing Costs

Entry & Mid Level: $13.00 to $19.00 psf
Expect to pay $13.00 to $19.00 per square foot for installation and materials. This equates to $1,300 to $1,900 per roofing square.

Mid Level & High End: $19.00 to $27.00 psf
Expect to pay $19.00 to $27.00 per square foot for installation and materials. This equates to $1,900 to $2,700 per roofing square.

Sample Pricing On A 1500 Sq Ft. Home

Entry To Mid Range: $19,500 – $28,500
Homeowners will pay b/n $19,500 and $28,500 for 15 squares installed.

Mid To High End: $28,500 – $40,500
Homeowners will pay b/n $28,500 and $40,500 for 15 squares installed.

Maximize Your Project Budget

Getting several quotes from local and qualified contractors allows a homeowner to compare prices breakdowns for their project. See what you are being charged for prep work, materials, roofing removal, installation etc. Once you have these pricing breakdowns, you can try and negotiate with your contractor on the various portions of the project to make sure you are getting as much value for your dollar as possible.