Home Service Job Cost Calculator

Cost to Install a Light Switch

Updated: January 2014

Cost to Install a Light Switchzip code   switches 
ItemQuantityLow  High  
Light Switch Cost
Non-discounted retail cost for common, mid-grade light switch.
1 switch$4.32$14.51
Light Switch Labor
Direct labor expenses to install light switch.
2.4 hours$122.61$181.43
Light Switch Job Materials and Supplies
Cost of supplies that may be required to install light switch including: connectors, fittings and mounting hardware.
1 switch$20.00$25.00

Totals - Cost to Install Light Switch
1 switch$146.92$220.93
Average cost
per switch

Cost to Install a Light Switch - 2014 Cost Calculator

The cost to Install a Light Switch averages $146.92 - $220.93 per switch in 2014. This Light Switch 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 Light Switch 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.

3. Re-calculate Click the "Update" button.

Light Switch Installation - Average Cost Per Switch

Expect to pay in the high end of the $146.92 - $220.93 per switch 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 Light Switch Installation: combine related projects; get bids from several pros; and be flexible about project scheduling.

Cost to Install a Light Switch - Notes and General Information

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Cost to Install a Light Switch - References

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