Frequently Asked Questions about General Electrical Services
What is the difference between a certified electrician and a licensed electrician?
A licensed electrician has completed classes and work experience needed. In addition, they pass the state’s licensing exam. Certified electrician has certifications emphasizing their experience. Every state has its own way of delivering certifications and licenses. Some give both a license and certification. In contrast, some states you receive a certification first and then later get a license. However, in some states the terms are used interchangeably.
How much does an electrician cost?
Electricians range between $65 and $150 per hour. However, this can vary depending on the amount of work needed to be done. Most electricians have a minimum charge per service call. Some may also have a flat fee per call or job. Also, some may increase cost depending on travel mileage. However, most electricians offer a free quote.