Average Cost for Electricians

If you are having any wiring work done on your home, you want to hire a licensed electrician. Electricians can handle the running of wires and cables throughout your home, as well as installing switches and outlets, panels, and appliances. Electricians can even assist with outdoor lighting and some types of ethernet cable installation systems.

With the many things that electricians do, you will find a wide range of associated costs. Materials like wires, lights, and outlets generally have fixed costs, but there are often many styles and types to choose from, which creates a range of prices as well. For labor, most electricians charge between $65 and $85 an hour, with many projects taking two or more hours to complete.