The options available for choosing countertops has grown significantly. More and more materials are being used in countertops. As with anything, if you want quality and beauty, you'll have to pay for it.
Keep in mind that the price estimates on the chart below are only that - vague estimates. There are too many variables that impact the final price of countertops: edging, backsplash, shape (corners, angles, curves), seams, holes, sink type.
If you want to know what your countertop will cost, take all of your info to a dealer and get a solid quote. With all of the variables, it's the only way to plan your budget.
Here is a list of countertop materials, along with their pros and cons. Click on any material for more information.