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    Brick, NJ·

    Electrical Switches, Outlets & Fixtures - Install or Repair, Additions, Pools , and 2 more

    "They responded promptly after posting an electrician in this area on your Home Advisor site. John Strich was courteous, professional and installed our ceiling fixture for us very quickly and efficiently. We highly recommend him."

    Regina M. in September 2016

    Tower Bridge Electrical Service, LLC Logo
    Toms River, NJ·


    "Orlando came the next day of call, and worked in 100 degree F attic to replace our motor. He was able to solve a problem of a prior installers work. He got the fan going, added a new switch also for us in the attic. HOUSE IS MUCH COOLER. Noticeable difference. Communication was great too, kept wife informed of all the work as it happened. I was stuck in traffic and he called me too, to discuss progress. Fast, Clean, and good service. I would hire Tower Bridge again, no question about it. Jeff."

    Jeffrey L. in July 2018

    Integrated Electrical Solutions, LLC Logo
    Jackson Township, NJ·

    Expert Electrical Troubleshooting/Problem Diagnosis, Electrical Service Panel/Wiring Upgrades, Interior/exterior lighting upgrades , and 7 more

    "Christian and Lou came to install my electric fixture in my bedroom. They were professional, personable and respectful. They were careful not to damage any of my furniture and cleaned up after themselves. The company’s price was reasonable. I would use them again for other projects."

    Mary M. in November 2022

    Toms River, NJ·

    Commercial, Residential

    "This was a great company to work with. He did an excellent job and I would absolutely use him again for any additional electrical work I need. I will also be recommending him to all of my family and friends for any of their electrical needs."

    kathy A. in April 2018

    Kingdom Electric, LLC Logo
    Toms River, NJ·

    Commercial & Residential Electrical Services

    "I highly recommend KE! Professional and courteous team! I hired KE to install ceiling fans and light fixtures in my house. The owner Anthony came to inspect the job and provide the estimate. He was specific and informative. They showed up on time. They did an outstanding job! KE completed all the work , inventive when necessary, neat,, never rushed. There were times either I had to go to store to get another part, they were patient to the very end. When I asked for additional items - they did! Professional and courteous team, reasonably priced!"

    Dorothy S. in June 2014

    Joseph Battaglio Electrical Contracting, LLC Logo
    Point Pleasant, NJ·

    Anything Electrical

    "Very professional and knowledgeable-went advice and beyond to help us with our issue-will definitely use again in the future! Highly recommend!!!"

    Ella G. in June 2022


    In business since 2011

    Toms River, NJ·


    About us: "PROFESSIONAL ELECTRICAL SOLUTIONS LLC 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."

    East Brunswick, NJ·

    Water Heaters, Cooling, Electrical , and 2 more

    "what a great company to do business with. First the customer service was prompt in giving me a same day appointment. I was lucky to get a quote and get my hot water heater fixed on a saturday! Rob the technician is awesome! so knowledgeable in his field. Excellent quality work replacing even parts of our old 25 year old pipes going to the heater. Bringing our water heater up to code. Explained Everything before work to be done and after how to use. Clean and neat and a very polite young man. Thank you! Im glad I picked your company!"

    Lois C. in August 2021

    Lakehurst, NJ·


    "He was very busy at the time there was a large power outage in our area he didn t let us down he came and fixed our generator in time for us to have our food saved"

    Bill R. in August 2019

    Pro-Tech Managed IT Services Logo
    Howell, NJ·

    Residential & Small Business IT Services, Wireless & Cat6 Cabling Installation (Home & Office), Smart Home Technology, Hard Drive Data Recovery , and 2 more

    "Frank did not just install the ethernet cable but worked with Verizon to make sure that was needed. Once he knew that was the solution the job did not take long at all. Everything looked first rate and my system is now faster than ever. Frank made a big difference."

    Jeffrey R. in November 2021

    Keyport, NJ·

    Sign Installs, Electrical Services

    "Very good very prompt and get job done quickly - Quality work."

    arrow M. in January 2023


    "he was very knowledgeable and cared about our concerns"

    Rebecca C. in November 2023

    Brick, NJ·

    Portable Generator Repair

    "Mr. Rick Wagner is a real expert. I had three so called experts in standby generator repairs and they could not make the unit operational, even though they replaced every part that they thought was the problem. After several trial and error efforts replacing several parts, they could not identify the problem and told me that the unit could not be repaired. The interesting thing was that they were supposedly trained experts on Briggs and Stratton generators. Their recommendation was to buy a new unit. Mr. Wagner not only identified the problem within an hour of coming and seeing the unit but after ordering the parts made the unit operational within two hours. I would highly recommend him. He is trustworthy, honest, hard working and very knowledgeable. A truly REAL EXPERT who knows his business. Stephen T. M."

    Stephen M. in September 2020

    Scott's Electrical Service, LLC Logo
    Manchester, NJ·

    Electrical, Home automation, LED retofitting , and 2 more

    "Scott came out after normal work hours to repair our generator which failed to start following a potentially lengthy outage. He was polite, professional, and took care of business in a thorough, rapid manner. I would highly recommend Scott's Electrical Service for generator repairs or any other electrical needs."

    Roger K. in April 2020

    Port Monmouth, NJ·

    "Red was so professional, yet casual and thoroughly diagnosed our generator and got it humming along. Highly recommended."

    Robert U. in December 2023

    AK Aire Generators, Inc. Logo

    In business since 2007

    North Brunswick Township, NJ·

    Electrical Wiring or Panel Upgrade, Electrical for Home Addition or Remodel - Install, Electrical Switches, Outlets & Fixtures - Install or Repair , and 2 more

    About us: "WE HAVE WHAT YOU ARE LOOKING FOR! AK AIRE has evolved into AK Home Services a multi-service contracting business, providing exceptional service in HVAC, Electrical, Plumbing, and Generators throughout New Jersey. Founded in 2007 and based out of North Brunswick, AK is a family-owned and operated company. It is staffed with fully trained, dedicated, and licensed technicians. We take enormous pride in our work and when you choose AK Home Services as your contractor, you are making the best choice for all your heating, cooling, plumbing, electrical, and generator needs."

    A Shore Thing Electric, LLC Logo
    Howell, NJ·

    Kitchen Renovations, Basement Renovations, Panel Changes and Service Upgrades , and 2 more

    "Michael was diligent, reliable and knowledgable. I hired him to install a charging station for my electric car. He did a great job running a line from the basement to the outside of the house. and installing the charging station. He was neat and clean. His pricing was reasonable. YOu should not hesitate to hire him. He knows his stuff."

    Walter T. in April 2020

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How much do electricians typically cost?

  • Toms River, New Jersey Average
  • Typical Range
    $182 - $616
  • Low End - High End
    $100 - $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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Toms River Electricians are rated 4.8 out of 5 based on 949 reviews of 949 pros.

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Recent Job Requests for Electricians in Toms River, NJ

  • Project Location: Toms River, NJ
    Date: 02/06/24
    Request Stage: Planning & Budgeting
    Desired Completion Date: More than 2 weeks
    Location: Home/Residence
    Is this an emergency?: No
  • Project Location: Toms River, NJ
    Date: 02/05/24
    Location: Home
    Services Needed: Install new fixture
    Services Needed: Replace old fixture
    Electrical fixtures : Interior - ceiling
    Comment: I have an old high hat fixture in the living room that is flickering every few minutes. I changed the bulb (which is not the problem). I tried to check the wiring but l can’t remove the pot or container it’s in.
  • Project Location: Toms River, NJ
    Date: 01/25/24
    Location: Home
    Comment: Customer did not provide additional comments. Please contact the customer to discuss the details of this project.
  • Project Location: Toms River, NJ
    Date: 01/25/24
    Location: Home
    Comment: Customer did not provide additional comments. Please contact the customer to discuss the details of this project.
  • Project Location: Toms River, NJ
    Date: 01/25/24
    Location: Home
    Comment: Customer did not provide additional comments. Please contact the customer to discuss the details of this project.
  • Project Location: Toms River, NJ
    Date: 01/24/24
    Location: Home
    Comment: My hallway lights dim but do not go off when I turn switch to OFF position. This only started happening a few days ago when I was replacing the bulbs in the light fixture to put new bulbs in. Is this an indication of a problem?
  • Project Location: Toms River, NJ
    Date: 01/23/24
    Location: Home
    Comment: Need outlet for stove, install motion sensors
  • Project Location: Toms River, NJ
    Date: 01/22/24
    Location: Home
    Comment: Customer did not provide additional comments. Please contact the customer to discuss the details of this project.
  • Project Location: Toms River, NJ
    Date: 01/22/24
    Location: Business
    Comment: Customer did not provide additional comments. Please contact the customer to discuss the details of this project.
  • Project Location: Toms River, NJ
    Date: 01/21/24
    Location: Home
    Comment: Customer did not provide additional comments. Please contact the customer to discuss the details of this project.
  • Project Location: Toms River, NJ
    Date: 01/20/24
    Location: Home
    Comment: Ranch house 2200 ft+ < Looking for back up Solar not answer
  • Project Location: Toms River, NJ
    Date: 01/19/24
    Location: Home
    Comment: Customer did not provide additional comments. Please contact the customer to discuss the details of this project.
  • Project Location: Toms River, NJ
    Date: 01/19/24
    Location: Home
    Comment: Replace one ceiling fan that is already wired, but not working. Install one new ceiling fan in a room with a cathedral ceiling. Replace a dining room candelabra with a candelabra//ceiling fan in a room with a cathedral ceiling... electricity already in place, but needs support for fan. Figure out a few mystery switches I don't know what they control. Perhaps install a new outlet.
  • Project Location: Toms River, NJ
    Date: 01/18/24
    Location: Home
    Comment: Customer did not provide additional comments. Please contact the customer to discuss the details of this project.
  • Project Location: Toms River, NJ
    Date: 01/13/24
    Location: Home
    Comment: repair cd player
  • Project Location: Toms River, NJ
    Date: 01/12/24
    Location: Home
    Comment: I'm interested in getting a house generator for when my electric goes out.

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