Cost to Install a Microwave Oven

Updated: June 2016

Microwave Oven Installation Cost CalculatorZip Code
Ovens
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Microwave Oven Cost
Non-discounted retail pricing for: 2 cf capacity, 1100 watt convection microwave oven. Stainless steel finish. Digital controls. 4 speed convection fan. Requires dedicated 120 V electrical connection and venting ducting at unit. 1 yr limited warranty.
1 oven$288.55$632.39
Microwave Oven Labor - Basic
Basic labor estimate to install microwave oven. Measure, place and secure mounting hardware. Connect appliance to existing utility connections behind appliance. Secure appliance to mounting hardware and verify operation. Includes planning, equipment and material acquisition, area preparation and protection, setup and cleanup.
2.0 hours$125.87$208.69
Microwave Oven Materials and Supplies
Cost of related materials and supplies typically required to install microwave oven including: connectors and fittings.
1 Oven$25.00$25.00

Totals - Cost to Install Microwave Oven - 1 Oven $439.42$866.09
Average Cost Per Oven  $439.42$866.09

Get an INSTANT, detailed estimate of the cost to Install a Microwave Oven! Our free calculator uses up-to-date, trusted data to estimate typical subcontractor costs for a Microwave Oven Installation project. For a basic 1 oven project in zip code 47474, the benchmark cost to Install a Microwave Oven ranges between $439.42 - $866.09 per oven.

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Cost to Install a Microwave Oven - Notes and General Information

These estimates are for BASIC work performed in serviceable conditions by qualified trade professionals using MID GRADE materials. Work not mentioned on this page and/or work using master craftsman, premium materials and project supervision will result in HIGHER COSTS! Explore the full range of convection microwave oven new installation labor options and material prices here.

These estimates are NOT substitutes for written quotes from trade professionals. Homewyse strongly recommends that you contact reputable professionals for accurate assessments of work required and costs for your project - before making any decisions or commitments.

The cost estimate includes:

  • Costs for local material / equipment delivery to and service provider transportation to and from the job site.
  • Costs to prepare the worksite for Microwave Oven Installation, including costs to protect existing structure(s), finishes, materials and components.
  • Costs for job cleanup and debris removal at project completion.
  • Labor setup time, mobilization time and minimum hourly charges that are commonly included for small Microwave Oven Installation jobs.

The cost estimate does NOT include:

  • Costs for removing, relocating, repairing, or modifying existing framing, surfacing, HVAC, electrical, and plumbing systems - or bringing those systems into compliance with current building codes.
  • Costs for testing and remediation of hazardous materials (asbestos, lead, etc).
  • General contractor overhead and markup for organizing and supervising the Microwave Oven Installation. Add 15% to 23% to the total cost above if a general contractor will supervise this project.
  • Sales tax on materials and supplies.
  • Permit or inspection fees (or portion thereof) required by your local building department for your overall project.

Cost to Install a Microwave Oven - References

Microwave Oven Installation - Average Cost Per Oven

Expect to pay in the higher end of the price range for a licensed, insured and reputable pro - and for complex or rush projects.

To lower Microwave Oven Installation costs: combine related projects, minimize options/extras and be flexible about project scheduling.


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