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Electricians work with electricity, which is a dangerous job. A level of hazard pay is added into most electricians fees. Electrical companies have added costs on top of the rate of the Electrician doing the work. Some of the costs electrical companies face are gas, vehicle maintenance, insurance, and tools. Most electricians have an average of $3000-$5000 in tools to perform the work required in the electrical industry, where electrical companies face even higher prices for specialty tools to perform some industrial and commercial tasks.
Like any profession, electricians get clients and customers from various sources, such as word of mouth, organic search, social media, online advertisements, and bidding on projects from other companies.
Electrical contractors usually charge between $90 – $135 an hour. Some companies charge a minimum fee and some charge a call-out fee to cover the cost of the fuel and travel time to go do smaller jobs.