Cost to Re-Wire an Electrical Circuit

Updated: June 2016

Circuit Re-Wiring Cost CalculatorZip Code
ItemQuantityLow  High  
Electrical Circuit Labor - Basic
Basic labor estimate to re-wire electrical circuit. Disconnect and remove wiring. Route, secure and connect new NM-B wiring runs in circuit. Includes planning, equipment and material acquisition, area preparation and protection, setup and cleanup.
5.0 hours$413.97$544.19
Electrical Circuit Materials and Supplies
Cost of related materials and supplies typically required to re-wire electrical circuit including: connectors, fittings, junction boxes and fasteners.
1 Circuit$47.29$53.79

Totals - Cost to Re-Wire Electrical Circuit - 1 Circuit $461.26$597.99
Average Cost Per Circuit  $461.26$597.99

Get an INSTANT, detailed estimate of the cost to Re-Wire an Electrical Circuit! Our free calculator uses up-to-date, trusted data to estimate typical subcontractor costs for a Circuit Re-Wiring project. For a basic 1 circuit project in zip code 47474, the benchmark cost to Re-Wire an Electrical Circuit ranges between $461.26 - $597.99 per circuit.

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1. Set Project Zip Code Enter the Zip Code for the location where labor is hired and materials purchased.

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

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Cost to Re-Wire an Electrical Circuit - 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!

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 Circuit Re-Wiring, 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 Circuit Re-Wiring 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 Circuit Re-Wiring. 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 Re-Wire an Electrical Circuit - References

Circuit Re-Wiring - Average Cost Per Circuit

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 Circuit Re-Wiring costs: combine related projects, minimize options/extras and be flexible about project scheduling.

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