Updated: March 2018
|Electrical Outlet Cost |
Non-discounted retail pricing for: Duplex, 120V 20A weather resistant outlet in weatherproof electrical box and trim plate. NM conduit and wiring extra.
|Electrical Outlet Labor, Basic |
Basic labor to install electrical receptacle with favorable site conditions. Turn off power to circuit. Layout location and cut mounting hole. Mount remodeling style electrical box. Add or modify NM-B wiring from existing circuit and fixture. Connect receptacle and secure NM-B wiring to framing. Place receptacle and trim piece. Repower circuit and verify proper polarity and operation. Includes planning, equipment and material acquisition, area preparation and protection, setup and cleanup.
|Electrical Outlet Job Supplies |
Cost of related materials and supplies typically required to install electrical receptacle including: connectors, fittings and mounting hardware.
|Option: Add AFCI Circuit Protection|
Shutoff power to circuit. Remove existing circuit breaker. Add new 15A or 20A Arc Fault Circuit Interrupt breaker. Repower and verify proper operation. For existing systems with compatible AFCI breaker option only.
|Unused Minimum Labor|
Balance of 2 hr(s) minimum labor charge that can be applied to other tasks.
|Totals - Cost To Install Electrical Receptacle|
|Average Cost per Outlet|
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For a basic project in zip code 47474 with 1 outlet, the cost to Install an Electrical Receptacle starts at $191 - $231 per outlet. Actual costs will depend on job size, conditions, size options.
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