Compare Quotes from Electrical Wiring & Panel Services
Get Quotes Now

Electrical Wiring & Panel Services in Portland, OR

Where do you need Electric Wiring Upgrade pros?

How It Works

  1. Answer a few questions about your home project.
  2. Within seconds, get matched with top-rated local pros.
  3. Compare quotes and choose the best pro for the job.

Service Pros

    CBW Electric, LLC Logo
    Hillsboro, OR·

    electric vehicle charging station, panel upgrades, electrical work for additions and remodels

    "These guys are greatâ ¦ Competitive prices and competent service on or ahead of schedule. A person canâ t ask for anything more than that."

    Chris B. in December 2022

    Brown Brothers Electric and Remodel Logo

    Residential & Commercial, Electrical Contractor, Licensed & Insured

    "Tom installed a new panel upgrade and a transfer switch for our generator. Big Job. He did not cut any corners! The wiring is buttoned up and organized. The labeling is clear. Tom left us prepared for future installations and made sure we knew what to expect if/when we need the transfer switch. Very friendly and informative. Competitive pricing. Proactive communication."

    Emily E. in November 2022

    Bright Electric S Corporation Logo
    Portland, OR·

    10 years

    "Roman was outstanding. So knowledgeable, professional, competent, and a true pleasure to work with. Replaced 3 outdated panels that were complicated. He has his crew were outstanding. Will hire them again and recommend without reservation."

    Margaret H. in December 2023

    Woodline Electric Logo
    Tigard, OR·

    Electrical wiring & panel upgrades

    "Fast service, acknowledge electricians. Convenient payment methods."

    Vlad K. in December 2023

    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

    "Professional from start to finish. Will hire again."

    Mike R. in December 2023

    John's Waterproofing Co. Logo
    Silverton, OR·

    "David did a great job figuring out what needed to be done and then getting it done>"

    Sam L. in November 2023

    BE
    Mulino, OR·

    "Electrician did good work, showed up on time, worked quickly, and everything was installed correctly. Good communication"

    Jared W. in January 2024

    NE
    Tigard, OR·

    Electric, Electric

    "This company was great to work with, Very quick service, reasonable cost, friendly and professional electrician. Overall a good experience."

    Starr C. in November 2023

    Oakley Electric, Inc. Logo
    Clackamas, OR·

    Home electrical inspections, 200A service upgrades, No job to small , and 2 more

    "Oakley not only upgraded the wiring on my dishwasher and garbage disposal but they also coordinated this with an in house plumber. They did the job that other installers were not able to do. Very happy with the quality, professionalism and speed of service."

    Amy L. in December 2017

Showing 1-9 of 14 results

How much do electrical wiring & panel services typically cost?

  • Portland, Oregon Average
    $1,073
  • Typical Range
    $518 - $1,819
  • Low End - High End
    $150 - $3,000

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.

Related Projects in Portland, OR

HomeAdvisor Community Rating

Overall Rating:

Portland Electricians are rated 4.8 out of 5 based on 630 reviews of 630 pros.

The HomeAdvisor Community Rating is an overall rating based on verified reviews and feedback from our community of homeowners that have been connected with service professionals. See individual business pages for full, detailed reviews.


Other Top Projects in Your Area

Other Cities in Oregon

If you're looking for Electric Wiring Upgrade Contractors that serve a different city in Oregon, here are some popular suggestions:

Find Electric Wiring Upgrade Pros in Portland, OR

HomeAdvisor: The nation's largest network of screened and rated pros.

Tell us about your project and we'll match you to the perfect pros.

Get Matched With Pros

Find Pros Nearby


Things to Consider Before You Update a Breaker Panel or Electrical Wiring:

What kind of location is this?

    Do you provide these professional services?

    Find out how HomeAdvisor can help your business

    See Local Demand

    See Recent Leads

    Recent Job Requests for Electricians in Portland, OR

    • Project Location: Portland, OR
      Date: 02/05/24
      Location: Home
      Comment: Installation of stand by generator
    • Project Location: Portland, OR
      Date: 02/05/24
      Location: Home
      Comment: Customer did not provide additional comments. Please contact the customer to discuss the details of this project.
    • Project Location: Portland, OR
      Date: 02/05/24
      Location: Home
      Comment: I need a quote for inspecting the grounding, wiring, and outlets of the home. I rent a space here and excessive torubleshooting for my mmwork computer is leading me to believe there is a power issue with the home especially given the corcuts arent hard to pop. A fan can be running in the bathroom too long and it pops a breaker. Primarily i see lights flicker time to time with no bad rainy or windy or snowy weather. Last inspection was 4 years ago. Home supposedly had new wiring done and the owner seemed reluctant to help me. The sqft is 1588
    • Project Location: Portland, OR
      Date: 02/02/24
      Nature of Project: Shag
      Location: Home
      Comment: We need to go from a oil furnace to an electric heat pump, oil furnace died and is not replaceable. Our existing panel is 100 amp and we need a 200 amp replacement to run the new heat pump.
    • Project Location: Portland, OR
      Date: 02/02/24
      Desired Completion Date: Timing is flexible
      Request Stage: Planning & Budgeting
      Location: Home/Residence
      Comment: new water serviceevaluate for home grounding
    • Project Location: Portland, OR
      Date: 02/02/24
      Location: Home
      Comment: Customer did not provide additional comments. Please contact the customer to discuss the details of this project.
    • Project Location: Portland, OR
      Date: 01/31/24
      Nature of Project: Shag
      Location: Home
      Comment: Customer did not provide additional comments. Please contact the customer to discuss the details of this project.
    • Project Location: Portland, OR
      Date: 01/31/24
      Location: Home
      Comment: Customer did not provide additional comments. Please contact the customer to discuss the details of this project.
    • Project Location: Portland, OR
      Date: 01/31/24
      Location: Home
      Comment: Customer did not provide additional comments. Please contact the customer to discuss the details of this project.
    • Project Location: Portland, OR
      Date: 01/30/24
      Location: Home
      Comment: Customer did not provide additional comments. Please contact the customer to discuss the details of this project.
    • Project Location: Portland, OR
      Date: 01/30/24
      Location: Home
      Comment: Replace electric panel with more amps for sauna and EV charging.
    • Project Location: Portland, OR
      Date: 01/29/24
      Desired Completion Date: Within 1 week
      Request Stage: Ready to Hire
      Location: Home/Residence
      Comment: Replacement of electrical outlets
    • Project Location: Portland, OR
      Date: 01/29/24
      Storage Materials Desired: Shower Enclosure
      Location: Home
      Comment: Customer did not provide additional comments. Please contact the customer to discuss the details of this project.
    • Project Location: Portland, OR
      Date: 01/28/24
      Location: Home
      Comment: Replace existing 200amp electrical panel with new 200amp panel and install new manual transfer switch for a backup generator. Note: There is a grid-tied solar array connected to the electrical panel.
    • Project Location: Portland, OR
      Date: 01/27/24
      Location: Home
      Comment: I would like to get an estimate for electrical power mass has been pulled down. I would like this to be done right now because we don't have power.
    • Project Location: Portland, OR
      Date: 01/26/24
      Location: Home
      Comment: A tree took out my electric meter. Needs to be reconnected. Meter is fine, needs to be repaired.
    • Project Location: Portland, OR
      Date: 01/26/24
      Desired Completion Date: Within 1 week
      Request Stage: Ready to Hire
      Location: Home/Residence
      Comment: I'm having my home repiped and need to have my electrical panel regrounded.
    • Project Location: Portland, OR
      Date: 01/25/24
      Location: Home
      Comment: Customer did not provide additional comments. Please contact the customer to discuss the details of this project.

    References Available
    Tell us your zip code to view pricing & schedule
    Tell us your location to view pricing & schedule
    Choose your project to view pricing & schedule

    Please enter valid zip.

    Please choose a location.

    We're sorry but the time you have chosen is no longer available.
    Please select a new time below:
    does not provide service to View pros who serve this zip
    Enter a zip code to view which pros serve this zip.
    There was an issue connecting to the server. Please try again or call Customer Service at 1-888-811-ANGI.
    We're sorry but the time you have chosen is no longer available.
    Please select a new time below:

    Select your appointment type and time:

    Final Step - Confirm Your Appointment:

    Confirm your appointment with on , - Change


    Required
    Required
    Required
    Required
     
     
     

    By clicking Confirm Appointment, you affirm you have read and agree to the HomeAdvisor Terms & Conditions, and you agree and authorize HomeAdvisor and its affiliates, and their networks of Service Professionals, to deliver marketing calls or texts using automated technology to the number you provided above regarding your project and other home services offers. Consent is not a condition of purchase.