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Cost to Install an Electrical Outlet

Updated: January 2014

Cost to Install an Electrical Outletzip code   outlets 
ItemQuantityLow  High  
Electrical Outlet Cost
Non-discounted retail cost for common, mid-grade electrical outlet.
1 outlet$5.26$14.05
Electrical Outlet Labor
Direct labor expenses to install electrical outlet.
2.4 hours$122.61$181.43
Electrical Outlet Job Materials and Supplies
Cost of supplies that may be required to install electrical outlet including: connectors, fittings and mounting hardware.
1 outlet$25.00$25.00

Totals - Cost to Install Electrical Outlet
1 outlet$152.86$220.47
Average cost
per outlet

Cost to Install an Electrical Outlet - 2014 Cost Calculator

The cost to Install an Electrical Outlet averages $152.86 - $220.47 per outlet in 2014. This Electrical Outlet 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 Electrical Outlet Installation project:

1. Set Project Location Enter the location is where labor is hired and materials purchased.

2. Specify Project Size Enter the number of "items" required for the project.

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Electrical Outlet Installation - Average Cost Per Outlet

Expect to pay in the high end of the $152.86 - $220.47 per outlet 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 Electrical Outlet Installation: combine related projects; get bids from several pros; and be flexible about project scheduling.

Cost to Install an Electrical Outlet - Notes and General Information

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Cost to Install an Electrical Outlet - References

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