Updated: March 2018
|Lighting Circuit Cost |
Non-discounted retail pricing for: Single circuit breaker. Up to 40' NM wiring and 2 retrofit junction boxes.
|Lighting Circuit Labor, Basic |
Basic labor to install lighting circuit with favorable site conditions. Add new lighting circuit. Route and secure wiring in wall and ceiling crawlspace to fixture, receptacle and switch location. For up to 75 ft of wiring and 3 junction box locations and 1 switch. Turn off power. Install and connect new breaker in existing electrical panel. Mount and secure junction boxes for fixture and switch to existing framing. Route, secure and connect wiring. Power the circuit and verify proper operation. Includes planning, equipment and material acquisition, area preparation and protection, setup and cleanup.
|Lighting Circuit Job Supplies |
Cost of related materials and supplies typically required to install lighting circuit including: connectors, fittings, junction boxes and fasteners.
|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 Lighting Circuit|
|Average Cost per Circuit|
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For a basic project in zip code 47474 with 1 circuit, the cost to Install a Lighting Circuit starts at $594 - $727 per circuit. Actual costs will depend on job size, conditions, size options.
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