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Cost to Install an Electric Water Heater

Updated: January 2014

Cost to Install an Electric Water Heaterzip code   heaters 
ItemQuantityLow  High  
Electric Water Heater Cost
Non-discounted retail cost for common, mid-grade electric water heater.
1 heater$328.86$447.97
Electric Water Heater Labor
Direct labor expenses to install electric water heater.
4.9 hours$254.00$266.14
Electric Water Heater Job Materials and Supplies
Cost of supplies that may be required to install electric water heater including: connectors, fittings and mounting hardware.
1 heater$25.00$25.00
Electric Water Heater Equipment Allowance
Job related costs of specialty equipment used for job quality and efficiency, including: pipe cutting and threading, tubing cutter, brazing kit and pipe wrenches..

Totals - Cost to Install Electric Water Heater
1 heater$631.87$787.86
Average cost
per heater

Cost to Install an Electric Water Heater - 2014 Cost Calculator

The cost to Install an Electric Water Heater averages $631.87 - $787.86 per heater in 2014. This Electric Water Heater Installation cost estimate is calculated from average material costs, unit labor producitivity rates and national average hourly labor wages. To refine the estimate for your Electric Water Heater Installation project:

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Electric Water Heater Installation - Average Cost Per Heater

Expect to pay in the high end of the $631.87 - $787.86 per heater range for a licensed, bonded and insured contractor and for complex or rush projects. Hire carefully, only after verifying prior work quality.

For the best value on Electric Water Heater Installation: combine related projects; get bids from several pros; and be flexible about project scheduling.

Cost to Install an Electric Water Heater - Notes and General Information

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Cost to Install an Electric Water Heater - References

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