Cost to Replace an Electrical Plug

Updated: January 2017

Electrical Plug Replacement Cost CalculatorZip Code
Item detailsQtyLow  High
Electrical Plug Cost 
Non-discounted retail pricing for: Duplex, 120V 20A weather resistant outlet in weatherproof electrical box and trim plate. NM conduit and wiring extra.
1 plug$8.68$10.67
Electrical Plug Labor, Basic 
Basic labor to replace electrical plug with favorable site conditions. 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.
1 plug$8.68$10.67
Electrical Plug Job Supplies 
Cost of related materials and supplies typically required to replace electrical plug including: connectors, fittings and mounting hardware.
1 plug$8.68$10.67
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.
1 plug$8.68$10.67
 Unused Minimum Labor
Balance of 2 hr(s) minimum labor charge that can be applied to other tasks.
Totals - Cost To Replace Electrical Plug   
Average Cost per Plug  

Get an INSTANT, detailed estimate of the cost to Replace an Electrical Plug! Our free calculator uses up-to-date, trusted data to estimate typical subcontractor costs for a Electrical Plug Replacement project. For a basic 1 plug project in zip code 47474, the benchmark cost to Replace an Electrical Plug ranges between $253 - $306 per plug.

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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 Replace an Electrical Plug - 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 Plug 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 Plug 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 Plug 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 Plug - References

Electrical Plug Replacement - Average Cost Per Plug

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

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