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Cost to Install Recessed Lighting

Updated: January 2014

Cost to Install Recessed Lightingzip code   lights 
ItemQuantityLow  High  
Recessed Light Cost
Non-discounted retail cost for common, mid-grade recessed light.
1 light$37.00$76.81
Recessed Light Labor
Direct labor expenses to install recessed lighting.
2.4 hours$120.29$177.53
Recessed Light Job Materials and Supplies
Cost of supplies that may be required to install recessed lighting including: connectors, fittings, junction boxes and fasteners.
1 light$20.00$25.00

Totals - Cost to Install Recessed Lighting
1 light$177.29$279.34
Average cost
per light

Cost to Install Recessed Lighting - 2014 Cost Calculator

The cost to Install Recessed Lighting averages $177.29 - $279.34 per light in 2014. This Recessed Light 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 Recessed Light 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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Recessed Light Installation - Average Cost Per Light

Expect to pay in the high end of the $177.29 - $279.34 per light 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 Recessed Light Installation: combine related projects; get bids from several pros; and be flexible about project scheduling.

Cost to Install Recessed Lighting - Notes and General Information

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Cost to Install Recessed Lighting - References

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