Granite countertops add character to any bathroom, bar, or kitchen and they can improve the resale value of your home. When considering granite countertops, it helps to know additional considerations and price factors that impact the installation cost. Granite slabs cost approximately $40 to $60 per square foot, and labor runs $35 to $85 an hour. The pattern, color, texture, and quality of the granite impact the final price, and the total price can vary based on the size of the project, number of countertops required, kitchen, bathroom or bar configuration, and selected materials. Learn more about the cost of granite countertops and why this material is a preferred option.