A backyard pool can be a beautiful addition to any property. If youre interested in having a in-ground pool installed you should know about all the expenses that can occur with pool projects before taking the plunge in a pool project. In this article we have taken a cost averaging methodology to give you an understanding of the costs related to a pool installation project. The total cost of a in-ground swimming pool can vary from state to state and each contractor will have different fees. This post is to be used as a generic guide for understanding the costs involved with a pool install.