In this article we are assuming you are researching the cost of a typical Self Hosted* WordPress website for a business or organisation, and that you are considering commissioning a WordPress Agency to do the job for you.
The first and most important point to make is that WordPress is a FREE open source CMS. You can download the latest version fromWordPress.org and install it on the server of your choice. Here you will also find a wealth of resources and support to help you install and develop your own site.
Given that all businesses and organisations have their own unique requirements, we can also assume every site will have a unique cost. This is true as with many tailor made services, so to help you anticipate the cost of a WordPress website, we have illustrated the the main areas of consideration, with examples of typical costs.