Cost to Install an Electrical Service Panel

Updated: July 2017

Electrical Service Panel Installation CalculatorZip Code
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Electrical Service Panel Cost 
Non-discounted retail pricing for: 20 space 100 A main breaker load center. BR type circuit breakers. Indoor, flush mounted. 10 yr warranty.
1 panel$375.36$461.40
Electrical Service Panel Labor, Basic 
Basic labor to install electrical service panel with favorable site conditions. Mount new panel. Connect wiring for up to 12 circuits. Install breakers and test circuits. Includes planning, equipment and material acquisition, area preparation and protection, setup and cleanup.
1 panel$375.36$461.40
Electrical Service Panel Job Supplies 
Cost of related materials and supplies typically required to install electrical service panel including: connectors, fittings, junction boxes and fasteners.
1 panel$375.36$461.40
 Unused Minimum Labor
Balance of 2 hr(s) minimum labor charge that can be applied to other tasks.
   
Totals - Cost To Install Electrical Service Panel   
Average Cost per Panel  

For a basic project in zip code 47474 with 1 panel, the cost to Install an Electrical Service Panel starts at $1,203 - $1,462 per panel. Because job specific configurations and options will result in significantly different costs, homewyse uses industry-standard algorithms and professionally screened cost data to create estimates customized to the specific options of YOUR electrical service panel installation project. Unlike websites with vendor aggregated costs - which lack details for comparison and verification - homewyse delivers greater accuracy and relevancy, for estimates of cost, material and time to install an electrical service panel.

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

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Cost to Install an Electrical Service Panel - 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 Service Panel 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 Electrical Service Panel 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 Electrical Service Panel 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 an Electrical Service Panel - Unit Price References

Electrical Service Panel Installation - Average Cost Per Panel

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 Service Panel Installation costs: combine related projects, minimize options/extras and be flexible about project scheduling.


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