T-Shirt Screen Printing Prices

T-shirts…everybody wants to know the price of imprinting on t-shirts. Of course, it depends on specifics. What I can do here is provide prices for a typical screen printing project, so here goes.

Choosing a Shirt

There are thousands of options. Here’s a good place to start: http://pacesettermedia.com/custom-shirts-apparel If you find something online but can’t find it here, call and we’ll find it. BTW: Most prices you find at the above catalog are for 144 shirts of more. Contact us for a quote on a particular quantity of a particular shirt.

T-Shirts

Standard T Shirts like this one are usually on sale for $3.50 at low quantities. This performance fabric shirt is on sale today for $4.50 at low quantities. Sales change weekly. Usually the same shirts are on sale for about the same price, but it might change any given week.

Screen Printing

Set Up

There’s usually a set up charge for creating the screens and setting up the machines for your job. Screen Printing Set Up (one color on light shirts): $30

Imprinting

These prices are for imprinting one color on light shirts. 24-35 qty: $3.80 each 36-47 qty: $3.24 each 48-71 qty: $2.76 each 72-143 qty: $2.28 each 144-287 qty: $2.00 each

Sample T-Shirt Pricing

Here’s a sample t-shirt quote for a sale-price Gildan – Ultra Cotton™ 100% Cotton T-Shirt 2000, one color imprint on one side. It includes a shipping estimate and Florida sales tax.
Qty Each Set Up Imprint Each Subtotal Shipping Estimate Tax Total
12 $3.37 $30.00 $6.60 $149.64 $13.00 $11.38 $174.02
24 $3.37 $30.00 $3.80 $202.08 $18.00 $15.41 $235.49
36 $3.37 $30.00 $3.24 $267.96 $22.00 $20.30 $310.26
48 $3.37 $30.00 $2.76 $324.24 $25.00 $24.45 $373.69
72 $3.37 $30.00 $2.28 $436.80 $35.00 $33.03 $504.83
84 $3.37 $30.00 $2.28 $504.60 $43.00 $38.33 $585.93
96 $3.37 $30.00 $2.28 $572.40 $50.00 $43.57 $665.97
144 $3.37 $30.00 $2.00 $803.28 $70.00 $61.13 $934.41

500 Shirts is the Magic Number

The piece price goes down as the quantity goes up. At 500 shirts, suppliers offer special pricing, and imprint prices are under $1.25 each. At over 700 pieces, imprinting is under $1 each. Of course, if you need a detailed quote on your project, call Pacesetter Media at (813) 685-9206.