Swimming pools start at $25,000 or more in most markets and can range as high as $50,000 in some states. The price of a swimming pool varies greatly from one area of the country to another. Typically the demand for these skilled services, soil conditions, costs for permits, and a number of other contributing factors can dictate exactly how much a swimming pool will cost in your city. The type of pool that you are looking for can also weigh heavily on the price. A vinyl pool normally starts at around $10,000 - $15,000 where as a gunite pool will start at around $25,000 - $30,000 in most markets in California and Texas. The only way to find out for certain what a swimming pool will actually cost is to have a pool designer come visit your backyard, find out exactly what you're looking for and give you an accurate estimate. It's completely FREE to get a quote from Premier Pools & Spas - so if you've been wondering how much swimming pools cost, and are trying to find out what it would cost to build one in your backyard, there's no better time than now to get a free estimate.