Cost of Kitchen Cabinets - Estimates and Prices Paidhow much kitchen cabinets should cost. Average costs and comments from costHelper's team of professional journalists and community of users. Stock cabinets come pre-made in specific styles, shapes and finishes. A lot depends on the size and shape of your kitchen and the total linear feet of cabinets needed. Basic cabinets (top and bottom) for a 10x12-foot kitchen start at $4000-$5000 and up, not including installation and countertops.