Cost to Install a Wall Sconce

Updated: March 2018

Wall Sconce Installation CalculatorZip Code
Sconces
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Wall Sconce Cost 
Non-discounted retail pricing for: 36" wide, 4 light bar style fixture with glass insert. Chrome | brushed nickel | brass finish options. 120 V.
1 sconce$224.55$535.01
Wall Sconce Labor, Basic 
Basic labor to install wall sconce with favorable site conditions. Layout location and cut mounting hole. Add or modify wiring from existing switch or parallel fixture. Place fixture and trim piece. Includes planning, equipment and material acquisition, area preparation and protection, setup and cleanup.
1 sconce$224.55$535.01
Wall Sconce Job Supplies 
Cost of related materials and supplies typically required to install wall sconce including: connectors, fittings and mounting hardware.
1 sconce$224.55$535.01
Option: Remove Lighting Fixtures
Shut off electricity to circuit. Remove mounting trim pieces and hardware. Disconnect fixture leads from circuit wiring. Cap circuit wiring. Remove from home and dispose of fixture responsibly.
1 sconce$224.55$535.01
Wall Sconce Debris Disposal
Costs to load and haul away old materials, installation waste and associated debris.
1 sconce2.36252.6875
 Unused Minimum Labor
Balance of 2 hr(s) minimum labor charge that can be applied to other tasks.
   
Totals - Cost To Install Wall Sconce   
Average Cost per Sconce  
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For a basic project in zip code 47474 with 1 sconce, the cost to Install a Wall Sconce starts at $434 - $788 per sconce. Actual costs will depend on job size, conditions, size options.

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Cost to Install a Wall Sconce - 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 Wall Sconce Installation, including costs to protect existing structure(s), finishes, materials and components.
  • Labor setup time, mobilization time and minimum hourly charges that are commonly included for small Wall Sconce 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 Wall Sconce Installation. Add 13% to 22% 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 a Wall Sconce - Unit Price References

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