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    Service Electric Northwest, Inc. Logo
    Portland, OR·

    Electrical Wiring or Panel Upgrade, Electric Vehicle Charging Station Installation - Residential, Computer Network or Wiring - Install or Repair - For Business / Res. , and 2 more

    "Excellent. John set to work right away. He worked very fast and was very knowledgeable. He determined a baseboard heater needed replacement and gave options to choose. He had a very complex task with a porch light the had no power only to find the circuit was dead and found a light fixture that was miswired and had burned the insulation off the wire. He repaired it . finding the problem required getting into the attic crawl space to trace where the wires went. I was grateful he found and fixed it as it was dangerous."

    Chris C. in October 2023

    CE
    Portland, OR·

    Panel Upgrades, Lighting Design, Electric vehicles , and 4 more

    "Responded to our request for a quote almost immediately and was able to install our EV charger the next day! Affordable, friendly, and fast!"

    Selah B. in November 2023

    AE

    In business since 2023

    Canby, OR·

    Electrician

    About us: "With 22 years of experience, Allon Electrical, LLC is committed to excellence in every aspect of this business. I uphold a standard of integrity bound by fairness, honesty, and personal responsibility. My distinction is the quality of service I bring to my customers. Accurate knowledge of my trade combined with ability is what makes me a true professional. Above all, I am watchful of my customers' interests and make their concerns the basis of my business."

    DG Communications Logo
    Canby, OR·

    Telephone System - Repair - For Business, Surveillance Cameras - Install or Repair - For Business, Telephone System - Install or Upgrade - For Business , and 2 more

    "Don and his Employees are Very Qualified and Professional! They did a Wonderful Job on the Install and welcomed my Input and Concerns! Don also followed up and kept All Promises! Way to Go Team DG Communications!!! William W."

    billy W. in October 2021

    John's Waterproofing Co. Logo
    Silverton, OR·

    "Ideal experience with this company! They contacted me and came out to make the bid the same day I contacted them. They were super flexible and worked to accommodate my schedule. I needed to wait until my EV charger arrived from the manufacturer. They came out the day after it arrived, installed the unit in under two hours, and it's been working flawlessly ever since. Don't let their name fool you--John's Waterproofing is expert at electrical work! I will use them again."

    Jeffrey S. in September 2023

    Joey Builders, Inc. Logo

    In business since 2020

    Portland, OR·

    Additions and Remodels

    About us: "With years of experience in the construction industry, we are the experts you need to take care of your home or business. We handle all of your remodeling needs with great care. We will treat your home as we would treat our own. Give Joey Builders, Inc. a call today, we look forward to working with you!"

    EC

    In business since 2010

    Portland, OR·

    Drywall, Remodeling, Framing , and 2 more

    About us: "Enrique's Construction & Remodeling Services 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"

    JC
    Salem, OR·

    Structural and non structural wood framing, painting, Interior & exterior trim, vinyl and laminate and tile flooring. Concrete flat work. , and 3 more

    "Confirmed appt via text day prior and showed up right on time. Very professional and patient with allowing us to make decisions during the process. He installed to chandeliers and hauled away old lights. Even went an extra step and installed a dimmer switch at no extra charge. Would use for future work."

    Megan H. in March 2024

    Pro Tech Power Corp. Logo
    Tigard, OR·

    Fixed and Portable Generators, Electrical Wiring or Panel Upgrade, Electric Vehicle Charging Station Installation

    "Very quick and knowledgeable... the office staff is on it and the staff out on the job sites. Jon wAs very good at what he does and his apprentice Ramon was great also. Enjoy Matt"

    Matthew D. in October 2019

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How much do electricians typically cost?

  • Tualatin, Oregon Average
    $348
  • Typical Range
    $169 - $593
  • Low End - High End
    $100 - $1,100

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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Tualatin Electricians are rated 4.7 out of 5 based on 162 reviews of 162 pros.

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Recent Job Requests for Electricians in Tualatin, OR

  • Project Location: Tualatin, OR
    Date: 01/29/24
    Location: Home
    Comment: Customer did not provide additional comments. Please contact the customer to discuss the details of this project.
  • Project Location: Tualatin, OR
    Date: 01/27/24
    Location: Home
    Comment: Our home is 6500 square feet with a separate 3 car garage and a barn. We have a 400 amp service with currently a backup propane 9000kw generator that runs 12 circuits at 120 amps and a 6000 kw second gas generator that runs our well pump. We are interested in an automatic power out generator to run all or most all of our electrical needs. We have natural gas at out property.
  • Project Location: Tualatin, OR
    Date: 01/27/24
    Location: Home
    Comment: Unable to replace halogen bulb in kitchen light fixture and seems there is an issue with the fixture.
  • Project Location: Tualatin, OR
    Date: 01/25/24
    Desired Completion Date: Timing is flexible
    Request Stage: Planning & Budgeting
    Location: Home/Residence
    Already Purchased Station: Yes
    Comment: Install a 15ft 50A wall charger in the garage from the 20 yrs old 200A main panel in the garage.
  • Project Location: Tualatin, OR
    Date: 01/25/24
    Storage Materials Desired: Decorative
    What is the next step for this project?: 3 walls
    Location: Home
    Already Purchased Station: No
    Supports 220v or 240v load: Yes
    Comment: 20 years old 200A panel in the garage to run the wires 15ft for a 50A wall charger installation in the garage.
  • Project Location: Tualatin, OR
    Date: 01/19/24
    Location: Home
    Comment: I would like to get an estimate for three projects, generator for whole house install, internal wiring for basement refinishing and new circuit(s) for misc.
  • Project Location: Tualatin, OR
    Date: 01/17/24
    Location: Home
    Comment: Have an electrical outlet that has no power. Recently had an overhead shower can light replaced and outlet has not worked since. Need to have power restored.
  • Project Location: Tualatin, OR
    Date: 01/11/24
    Location: Home
    Comment: Need a light fixture changed to a different one
  • Project Location: Tualatin, OR
    Date: 01/11/24
    Location: Home
    Comment: If our power goes out, we will have no heat and no water. We need a generator that will keep furnace, water pump, refrigerator and a few lights operating during outage.

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