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    Pawtucket, RI·


    "They installed a number of light fixtures and switches inside and outside my home. They were efficient and neat in completing the job. They were amiable and easy to work with."

    Rolland M. in June 2012


    "Installed my charger for me. Took half a day and was very professional. Price was also amazing."

    Megan S. in January 2024

    Johnston, RI·

    "Ryan Sivia upgraded and replaced our electrical box,outside electric meter, and wiring into our home. He also installed an electric outlet and light. Mr Salvia is polite and professional. We would higihly recommend him as an electrician."

    Bruce K. in February 2024

    Bristol, RI·

    Switches / Outlets / Fixtures - Installation and Repair, Electric Vehicle Charging Stations, Outdoor Building Lights / Outdoor Residential Lighting , and 2 more

    "They have done numerous projects for us. This is included electrical for an addition to our house, installation of a generator, intakation of awhile house surge protector and installation of a new circuit panel.. they guarantee their work . Today and one other time they came back and fixed minor issues for free. They always show up on schedule and are very professional. There prices are competitive"

    Charles B. in October 2020

    K.G. Electric LLC Logo
    Cumberland, RI·

    Fixtures and Outlet replacements, repairs and additions, General Electrical, Whole home wiring/rewiring , and 4 more

    "Very professional and polite workers. Efficient and knowledgeable. I will definitely use them again for future projects"

    Michael R. in November 2023

    Seekonk, MA·

    Lighting, Generator Installs, Panel Upgrades

    "Thank you for the quick response and quality work."

    Mike G. in April 2021

    Foster, RI·

    Electrical Service Calls, Panel Upgrades

    "Billy does impeccable work. Running a municipality I'm always running into emergency's and I can call him at any time day or night and he'll be there."

    tim W. in October 2018

    Providence, RI·

    Panel Upgrades, Electrical Wiring

    "Hank was very upfront on his scope of work to be done. Very respectful of my house No issues Perfect work, neat, friendly"

    Irving K. in March 2019

    Cranston, RI·


    "LAD Came our to upgrade our service as well as add a couple outlets around our TV and help fix a shotty electricians job that was done on our electric vehicle charging station. Louie and his team were remarkable in every way. We reached out for a second quote regarding a doorbell and some other things and still haven't herd back but we hope to get them back soon to help us with some other things in the house as well."

    Ryan D. in March 2020

    Warwick, RI·


    "Scott was great so glad he came to fix my electric issues. Was fast and very professional. Highly recommend"

    Chris P. in December 2023


    In business since 2024

    Cumberland, RI·


    About us: "We take great pride in our reputation of experience, expertise, quality, and customer service to meet our consumers' needs. It is our mission to provide excellent workmanship and complete customer satisfaction from start to completion of your project. We take great care to work and communicate with every customer in a professional manner. Our reputation is based on service, safety, and quality, regardless of how large or small the job from start to finish. We look forward to working on your next project"

    Kelco Electric, Inc. Logo
    Johnston, RI·


    "After submitting my request via Home Advisor, I was contacted by Chris withing 30 minutes. He set up an appointment for a week later. The electricians were there at the scheduled time and completed several repairs and replacements (ceiling fans, smoke alarms), and new installations (cable outlet and plugs) efficiently and meticulously. I recommend them highly as their work was excellent throughout."

    Steven M. in November 2017


    In business since 2019

    Sharon, MA·

    Portable Generator - Repair, Appliance (Major Electric Appliance) - Install or Replace

    About us: "Welcome to Aim Electric,. We have been proudly serving the Sharon, MA area and are excited to work with you. Contact us today for quality service at an affordable rate. At Aim Electric, we treat your job as if it were our own! We are always ready to help!"

    Cox Electric, LLC Logo

    Emergency Generac service, Generac generators, Generac service , and 2 more

    "Service man was very knowledgeable and thorough with the annual maintenance of the generator."

    Falone L. in June 2023


    "David installed a 240v outlet in my garage. The work was top notch and clean. He even wall mounted my car charger. Communication was great."

    Jomarc M. in February 2024

    Pawtucket, RI·

    Bathroom Remodel, Addition Creation, Tile/Hardwood Floor Specialist , and 1 more

    "Bruno is incredibly on point with his work, delivery and overall an amazing leader to his employees. every deadline was met. Every project he was involved in and he Never ever let us down! He completely reformed our kitchen to my dream kitchen, and everyone who comes over is in awe of his work!! I would recommend him to anybody that is looking to do any sort of home, improvement, remodeling or project, because what he says he completely delivers!!"

    Amy H. in January 2024


    In business since 2018

    About us: "DARIUS A RODERICK is committed to excellence in every aspect of our business. We uphold a standard of integrity bound by fairness, honesty and personal responsibility. Our distinction is the quality of service we bring to our customers. Accurate knowledge of our trade, combined with ability, is what makes us true professionals. Above all, we are watchful of our customers' interests and make their concerns the basis of our business."

    Providence, RI·

    Electric Panel Upgrade

    "I highly recommend Ben @ ABN for your electrician needs. I hired ABN to replace outdated two-prong outlets with three-prong GFCIs, and install a completely new outlet in my bathroom, and they did an incredible job in no time. Their professionalism, skill, prices, and good attitude were excellent. I will be hiring ABN for all of my future projects too. Thanks!"

    Brian K. in November 2022

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How much do electricians typically cost?

  • Pawtucket, Rhode Island Average
  • Typical Range
    $181 - $580
  • Low End - High End
    $89 - $1,200

Frequently asked questions

  • An electrician’s cost per hour comes in between $50 and $100. It’ll vary depending on your location and the type or professional you hire. Areas with a higher cost of living can expect to pay on the higher end of that scale. Licensing level may also increase the price.
  • Usually you’ll pay a higher rate for the first hour. This covers their travel and time expense. Emergency or after-hours rates are usually higher too – expect to pay an emergency fee of up to $300 plus a higher hourly rate.

Electricians do a fair amount of larger remodeling and new construction projects but also common residential projects including:

For cost information related to the above tasks, visit our Electrical Cost Guide.

  1. Do you have a license to perform electrical work in this state?
    All states require an electrical license or work performed under a Master Electrician. You should also ask how many on the job hours of experience they have.
  2. Do you have insurance?
    Never use one who isn’t insured. You can ask to see proof of insurance.
  3. Do you have prior work references?
    You might skip this for small jobs like installing a light or outlet. For larger projects, always get references.
  4. What are your rates?
    Always ask up front. Getting a detailed quote up front is the best way to go.
  5. Who is going to do the actual work?
    Often, a Master Electrician will come out to diagnose and bid on projects, but they have their apprentice and journeyman electricians do the work. This isn’t a terrible thing, in fact it’s common practice. The Master’s license is on the line with any work he supervises.
  6. Is your work warrantied or guaranteed?
    Any reputable company or contractor warranties their work, usually for at least a year.
  7. Are you usually on time?
    Overbooking is a frequent problem with electrical work. Often, a service call goes long, and they end up showing up at your home late. This common complaint is easily remedied with an up-front and honest discussion. If they can’t be on time, make sure they’ll call.

1. Don’t Be Misled by an Electrician’s Hourly Rates

A truly skilled, well-equipped professional with a truck full of parts that charges $100 an hour can be a much wiser choice than an inexperienced hack, working with inadequate tools and no parts, but charging much less. Often, more experienced professionals get the job done quickly with warrantied work.

2. Compare Travel Charges

Rates reflect travel times. Travel charges can have a big impact on your costs and are in some ways easier to compare than hourly rates. Many electricians spend a third or more of their time navigating traffic on their way to a jobsite. Every contractor must find a way to pay for the expense of driving each day.

3. Bundle Repair Jobs Together

When you feel it’s time to call a pro, review your list and then conduct a mini-inspection of your home. Look for faulty switches and dysfunctional or crowded outlets. When the electrician comes, you’ll save money and time by getting everything taken care of at once.

4. How to Prepare & What to Know Before the Electrician Arrives
  • Be as thorough and detailed in describing your needs to your contractor. The more they know, the quicker the job will go.
  • Before they arrive, prepare a precise list of items you want serviced. Electricians have budgeted their time for a service call. They don’t have time for additional requests once they are on site.
  • Make sure the electrical panel box is accessible. You’ll pay for the time it takes to access it.
  • Clear away fragile items, knickknacks and furniture from areas where you expect the them to work.
  • If you have questions about the project, ask them before they start. Most are happy to run you through the problem and the process of fixing it.
  • Ask about potential issues after the work is complete. During a service call a professional will spot any potential hazards.
  • You’ll lose power to parts of your home while they work. Be prepared to pause anything you’re doing during the service call.
  • In most cases you’ll have the option to either pay at the time of service or have a bill sent to you. You’ll be able to pay with cash, credit and sometimes check.
5. Install Money-Saving Electrical Fixtures
  • By switching from ordinary incandescent light fixtures or bulbs to fluorescent or LED ones, you can substantially reduce energy consumption in your home.
  • Motion detector switches can help you save money on outdoor lighting while at the same time providing very cost-effective security to your home.
  • Creative landscape lighting and indoor accent lighting can make your home more appealing to you, your guests and potential buyers in the future.

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Pawtucket Electricians are rated 4.9 out of 5 based on 385 reviews of 385 pros.

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Recent Job Requests for Electricians in Pawtucket, RI

  • Project Location: Pawtucket, RI
    Date: 01/28/24
    Location: Home
    Comment: Install new exterior hanging light fixture on front porch to replace existing fixture. Also check exterior spot light with daylight sensor that is not working.
  • Project Location: Pawtucket, RI
    Date: 01/25/24
    Location: Home
    Comment: replacing knob and tube wiring in our second floor unit and hallways.
  • Project Location: Pawtucket, RI
    Date: 01/23/24
    Location: Home
    Comment: Customer did not provide additional comments. Please contact the customer to discuss the details of this project.
  • Project Location: Pawtucket, RI
    Date: 01/22/24
    Location: Home
    Comment: home has fuse panel and meter inside basement, need meter outside and panel upgraded to breakers
  • Project Location: Pawtucket, RI
    Date: 01/18/24
    Location: Home
    Comment: Need to upgrade service panel and upgrade old wiring for house.
  • Project Location: Pawtucket, RI
    Date: 01/13/24
    Location: Home
    Comment: Customer did not provide additional comments. Please contact the customer to discuss the details of this project.
  • Project Location: Pawtucket, RI
    Date: 01/11/24
    Location: Home
    Comment: garage door opener needs a 3 prong plug to be installed
  • Project Location: Pawtucket, RI
    Date: 01/10/24
    Location: Home
    Comment: Outlets and lights in the room not working,
  • Project Location: Pawtucket, RI
    Date: 01/08/24
    Location: Home
    Comment: I would like to get an estimate for Electrical Switches, Outlets & Fixtures - Install or Repair This is probably a small problem. One of the outletsin the kitchen no longer works. Related is the one that controls the garbage disposal doesn't work (may be the same). As I said, probably a small problem, but I wouldn't try to fix anything electrical, not that I would have the slightest idea of how to try.
  • Project Location: Pawtucket, RI
    Date: 01/07/24
    Location: Home
    Comment: This is probably a small problem. One of the outletsin the kitchen no longer works. Related is the one that controls the garbage disposal doesn't work (may be the same). As I said, probably a small problem, but I wouldn't try to fix anything electrical, not that I would have the slightest idea of how to try.

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