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    Sand and Sun Electric, LLC Logo
    Goodyear, AZ·

    "I would like to thank Kelvin Watson at Sandra and Sun ectric, for the installation of my light fixtures, he was on time, very polite, knowledgeable of the work he did. Explained what he was doing, cleaned up afterwards. I would use the company and Kelvin for my next and future project. Awesome job, great work. I was very happy and pleased of the outcome. Thank you, I appreciate everything. Sandra May"

    Sandra M. in May 2023

    Tucker Hill Air, Plumbing & Electric Logo
    Tempe, AZ·

    Energy Efficiency, Light Commercial Electrical, Residential Electrical

    "Good price for wiring a 240v charger in my garage for an Electric Vehicle. They did quality work and completed a difficult run in a single day. I would recommend them highly."

    Robert and Alex B. in May 2021

    Mister Sparky Phoenix Logo
    Scottsdale, AZ·

    Electric Vehicle Charging Stations, Switches / Outlets / Fixtures - Installation and Repair, Ceiling Fans / Bath Exhaust Fans / Whole House Fans , and 2 more

    "12 years ago it cost me $75 to have an AC outlet replaced. This repair cost me the price of a service call ($85) because I had the parts available to install. Replacing the Ballast on a floresent fixture is not rocket science but standing on a ladder to remove/replace and strip 8 wires and make the reconnection requires coordination and balance. The Tech made quick and professional work of the job, then cleaned up the site. Very pleased. He even changed my bulbs so I didn't have to do it later. Thanks Jay"

    Jimmy A. in January 2017

    T.E.C. Electric, LLC Logo
    New River, AZ·

    Over 25 years experience in commercial and residential services.

    "Rodney is very professional, knowledgeable and friendly, who quickly got the electrical work done I was in need of after the purchase of an electric car and was in need of an update to my electrical and the installation of an EV charger. I highly recommend Rodney and T.E.C. Electric"

    Rhonda B. in February 2023


    In business since 1960

    About us: "Our Mission here at Valley Electrical Contractors is rather quite simple; to provide exceptional electrical service at an affordable price, while building up our community and fellow citizens here in the valley of the sun. Since our inception in 1940 the people of this country have seen themselves sold out time and time again by big business attempting to fill their coffers at the expense of your pockets and family tables. Our mission here at Valley Electrical Contractors is to be different. It is to build up those who chosen to support us, to bring together and to give back to the communities that have given so much to us over the years. This is our mission at Valley Electrical Contractors."

    Azcal Electric, LLC Logo

    Electrical for Remodels, Car Charger, Electrical for New Construction , and 1 more

    "Great job, quick turnaround and even did an additional small task without charging more for it. Very pleased with the experience."

    Mariano S. in November 2011

    Icon Electrical LLC Logo
    Tempe, AZ·

    Solar Panel Repairs, Residential Electrical, EV Charger Installation

    "Excellent experience working with Icon for smart panels and charger"

    David Y. in November 2023

    Action Electric LLC Logo
    Phoenix, AZ·

    "Joel is an energetic worker and did a great job installing an EV charger with some challenges. Highly recommend!"

    Michael V. in May 2023

    Arizona Backup Power Logo
    Scottsdale, AZ·

    Residential & commercial electrical wiring, Battery backup systems, Electrical , and 2 more

    "I am very pleased with this company and recommend their services to everyone. I have approached them for various electrical upgrades including main panel replacement, adding several ceiling lights, and re-works for my home in Phoenix, also month later I ended up hiring them for the installation of a standby whole home generator that runs on natural gas. They offered me good financing program. Very happy with all the work. Itâ s one of those companies that they absolutely want to make sure you are satisfied with the work. Price was good too. You should check them out."

    David K. in March 2023


    "Emily handled everything and the process was smooth."

    Holly P. in December 2023

    Vanguard Solar Energy, LLC Logo

    "Jared did a great job installing our charger! He was quick but also thorough and helped us get set up and running. We have already recommended him to friends and family and would do so for anyone else looking to have an EV charger installed."

    Tracy W. in October 2023

    Phoenix, AZ·

    Electrical Switches, Outlets & Fixtures - Install or Repair, Electrical Panel Upgrade

    "Mighty Electricians performed troubleshooting and repair of multiple home electrical issues at a reasonable fixed price. Electrician was available same day, arrived on time, and was professional, knowledgeable, and friendly. This was a great service experience. Highly recommended."

    Roger P. in August 2013


    In business since 2015

    About us: "We pride our company on reliability, great communication, integrity, and quality work. We are experts in our trade and will do our best to keep you as educated as we can on your particular task or project. We look forward to earning your business! Book with us online or feel free to give us a call today!"

    Mesa, AZ·


    "Great to work with, easy to communicate with and very knowledgeable with electrical work."

    Jon .. in June 2023

    Ignite Electric, LLC Logo
    Phoenix, AZ·

    Panel Upgrades, Respectable & Courteous, Electrical , and 5 more

    "I had 2 programable switches inside my house that controlled the outside lites on garage and on front porch. Both were powered by battery. One was no longer working. Brennan Johnson from Ignite solved the problem quickly by replacing the battery power with electric. He also installed new wall switches which are super easy to use compared to the old ones. Brennan is the perfection tech, both in knowledge and personality. Also, the charge was very reasonable. I plan to advise all my friends and family to use Ignite."

    Shirley M. in May 2023

    Lawrence Electric Diversified Services, LLC Logo
    Phoenix, AZ·


    "Lawrence came out to my commercial building and installed some outdoor lights, some indoor switches, and some indoor outlets. He was willing to work around my schedule, and the job turned out great. I would definitely hire him again."

    Jerry R. in January 2022


    In business since 2023

    About us: "I pride myself on my professionalism, as well as my ability to complete every job to the homeowner's total satisfaction. I never leave a job unfinished, or a homeowner not 100% satisfied with my level of service - Call today!"

    Glendale, AZ·

    Service Calls, Panel Upgrades, New Construction

    "I worked with Martin and his crew to add a new panel, bring wiring to a newly constructed area, install light, switches, and new outlets. He did all the research and permitting that was required for the project. His pricing was fair, and among the lowest, his customer service was stellar and his work was excellent. His team was timely, polite, organized, and I highly recommend Streamline Electrical Contracting for any electrical needs you may have."

    Deb F. in May 2021


    In business since 2015

    About us: "We take great pride in our experience, expertise, quality, and customer service that we provide to meet the consumer’s needs. It is our mission to provide excellent workmanship and complete customer satisfaction from start to completion of a project. In order to understand the needs and expectations of our customers, 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."

    Phoenix Contracting Services, Inc. Logo
    Glendale, AZ·

    Electrical Load Calculations, Residential/Commercial Panel Upgrades, General Contracting , and 2 more

    "Panel Upgrade/Pool Timer/New GFI and Switch Connections for pool equipment. I awarded Jeff to do the above installation/removal and was extremely pleased with him and his teams work! Jeff and his team fully explained everything they were doing and why they were doing it. Jeff and his team were very knowledgeable and very respectful individuals. Jeff will be my lone source for any and all electrical work I will have performed on my home. Jeff, please extend my thanks and appreciation to you and your team for a job well done!! I look forward to working with you on my upcoming projects!! Thank you!!"

    Wade C. in August 2020

    Scottsdale, AZ·

    Panel Upgrades

    "Steven and Carlos were wonderful to work with. I had a list of electrical services I needed completely urgently and Steven was very kind to schedule me in although he was very busy. Carlos showed up on time, was knowledgeable and very efficient. I really appreciate coming across dependable and honest electricians and I will definitely be hiring and highly recommending SDL Electric to all of my Real Estate Clients."

    Dee P. in December 2021

    Case and Brothers Electric Logo
    Gilbert, AZ·


    "Case and Brothers answered right away and even offered to come out immediately. Thankfully the project could wait so I had them out the NEXT DAY! Took care of what I needed and will the only electrician I will call from now on."

    Zachary P. in May 2022

    Phoenix, AZ·

    General Electrical Services

    "Dave and his crew were polite and professional. Installed some can lights and garage carriage lights. Great price for what we had done and their work was solid."

    Anne B. in October 2021

    Andrew's Electrical, Inc. Logo
    Phoenix, AZ·

    Plumbing, Concrete, Electrical , and 2 more

    "David quoted us a great price for the install. Dustin came out a few days later and did a great looking install and even mounted my charging unit on the wall for us. I recommend Andrew's Electrical."

    Chad P. in July 2021

    VR Electrical Services, LLC Logo
    Phoenix, AZ·


    "Did what I requested and added some items that weren’t on the quote without additional charge"

    Raymond P. in October 2020

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How much do electricians typically cost?

  • Tempe, Arizona Average
  • Typical Range
    $163 - $544
  • Low End - High End
    $79 - $1,000

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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Tempe Electricians are rated 4.9 out of 5 based on 868 reviews of 868 pros.

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