Cost to Replace an Electrical Outlet

Updated: June 2016

Electrical Outlet Replacement Cost CalculatorZip Code
Outlets
ItemQuantityLow  High  
Electrical Outlet Cost
Non-discounted retail pricing for: Duplex, 120V 20A weather resistant outlet in weatherproof electrical box. NM conduit and wiring extra.
1 outlet$4.62$5.68
Electrical Outlet Labor - Basic
Basic labor estimate to replace electrical outlet. Layout location and cut mounting hole. Mount remodeling style electrical box. Add or modify NM-B wiring from existing circuit or parallel fixture. Place fixture and trim piece. Includes planning, equipment and material acquisition, area preparation and protection, setup and cleanup.
2.4 hours$194.08$248.81
Electrical Outlet Materials and Supplies
Cost of related materials and supplies typically required to replace electrical outlet including: connectors, fittings and mounting hardware.
1 Outlet$25.00$25.00

Totals - Cost to Replace Electrical Outlet - 1 Outlet $223.70$279.49
Average Cost Per Outlet  $223.70$279.49

Get an INSTANT, detailed estimate of the cost to Replace an Electrical Outlet! Our free calculator uses up-to-date, trusted data to estimate typical subcontractor costs for a Electrical Outlet Replacement project. For a basic 1 outlet project in zip code 47474, the benchmark cost to Replace an Electrical Outlet ranges between $223.70 - $279.49 per outlet.

To estimate costs for your project:

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.

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


Share

Hiring Best Practices

How to hire a trustworthy contractor

Do you need professional help for your project? The FREE homewyse hiring guide helps you find and hire great help, get quality craftsmanship and create a fair contract.

Cost to Replace an Electrical Outlet - 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 Electrical Outlet Replacement, 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 Electrical Outlet Replacement 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 Electrical Outlet Replacement. 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 Replace an Electrical Outlet - References

Electrical Outlet Replacement - Average Cost Per Outlet

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 Electrical Outlet Replacement costs: combine related projects, minimize options/extras and be flexible about project scheduling.


Help the homewyse Community

We're a cooperative community that values and depends on your input. So, let us know - how can we improve this site? Would your friends and online contacts benefit from homewyse information? Make homewyse better for everyone - send your feedback or share this page. Many thanks!

  • Send your feedback or questions.
  • Share homewyse on Facebook, Twitter or Google+ using the buttons below: