Maine is known for their lobster, but what is the current price of maine lobster? The market price is not a fixed price and tends fluctuate base on supply and demand. There are also two catagories of lobster, hard shell and soft shell. Lobster is sold per pound. The current market price for soft shell lobsters starts at $3.49 per pound. Hard shell lobsters current market price starts at $5.79 per pound.