1. Electrical Service
If you’re like a lot of people in an older home, the service is probably 60 amps and underrated. With the large demand for power in today’s home, a minimum of 100 amps is required. Larger homes will require 200 amps or more. Just as a guideline, a 100-amp service will run you around $1000. This will include a new meter, disconnect, wire, piping, panel and a weather head.
2. Ground Fault Circuit Interrupter (GFCI)
A skilled electrician can install this outlet in under 15 minutes. That combined with the price of the wire, outlet, box and miscellaneous parts will run you approximately $35.00 – $50.00 to complete.
3. Three-Way Switches
A skilled electrician can install a set of three-way switches in under an hour. This includes a piece of 12-2 wire with a ground and a piece of 12-3 wire with a ground. Two switches are needed and any boxes that might need to be changed. This will run $55.00 - $70.00 for a complete installation.
A standard outlet can be installed in under 30 minutes. An outlet, box, wire and labor should run you $35.00 - $50.00 for the installation.
5. 220-Volt Outlet
An outlet to run a larger 220-volt outlet requires larger wire. That means the cost of this operation is a little higher. The combination of the outlet, wiring, box and labor would be around $40.00 - $55.00. The installation should take less than 30 minutes.
6. Single-Pole Switch
A skilled electrician can install a single-pole switch in less than 30 minutes. Wire, a switch, a cover plate a box is needed for this installation.
7. Entire House Wiring
Prices for wiring a house will vary from contractor to contractor. There are many variables involved, so this is a general price quote. On average, you have to figure $30.00 an opening. That means every switch, outlet, light, etc. times $30.00. An average two to three bedroom home would run you roughly $1800.00 - $2200.00 for a complete installation.