What does A local electrician cost?

TropicAir Electrical has a simple hourly rate. For bigger jobs like installing air conditioning or upgrading lighting, we tend to quote on a per installation basis. In Townsville, electricians can vary from $70 per hour to $150+ per hour. Often you will find electrician’s who quote at $70 per hour don’t have proper insurance or licenses. Get in touch today if you would like peace of mind with a professional fully insured electrician.

Electrical Contracting Pricing


Electrical Contracting Rate - $99 per hour (includes GST)
Saturdays - $149 per hour
Sundays & After Hours - $198 per hour (Minimum 1 hour)

Air Conditioning Installation Pricing


Supply and installation - from $1050
Installation -From $450
Aircon cleaning - $89 (for multiple - $109 for a single)

Free smoke alarm audit

When you book us for a job this month, mention the code: "SMOKE" at time of booking. to receive a FREE smoke alarm compliance certificate QLD.

Frequently Asked Questions


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What is the typical cost of an electrical job?

Our first hour rate is $99 including GST. If we're wiring a power point, upgrading a smoke alarm or replacing an existing fan, generally this will be the total cost of the job (not including new items). When jobs get bigger, like installing three new air conditioners into a home or business that hasn't had air conditioning before, we prefer to quote on a per job basis.

How do you handle after-hours emergencies?

Our afterhours service charges at double time. Generally, we will troubleshoot and at minimum get your power back on within the first hour.

Who owns TropicAir electrical? 

TropicAir Electrical is owned and operated by Justin Mundy, who has been working as an electrician for over 26 years.

Do you install Air conditioning? 

TropicAir Electrical can supply and install all leading brands of air conditioners. Specialising in new installations and replacement of old systems. Our pricing starts at $450 for a full installation and we offer professional cleaning for just $89 per unit (more than 1).

How do I get a quote?

Simply hit the 'get free quote' button in the menu or the question mark on the right of your screen.

Do you offer warranties or after sales support?

New electrical products come with manufacturer warranties. On top of this, TropicAir Electrical have a 100% workmanship guarantee. We're also fully insured and licenced to be carrying out electrical work throughout Queensland.

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