Skilled Doers Costs Guide

Hourly Rates


The average hourly rate for a handyman is between $50 and $84. Keep in mind that there are some professional handyman services that may charger higher, sometimes up to $162 per hour. While the cost is higher, you also get a degree of assurance that the handyman is a competent professional and can provide a certain quality of work. The average for an hourly handyman rate is about $100 an hour. 


Small Jobs

The general rule of thumb is that if it requires simple hand tools and takes less than 1 to 2 hours, it’s a small job.

  • Average cost: $100-200

Medium Jobs

Medium jobs typically are a little more involved and take more time and can require more expertise. These jobs usually take between 2 and 4 hours to complete. 

  • Average cost: $200-401

Large Jobs

Larger handyman jobs are the most involved and require more time and specific skills. Large jobs usually take anywhere from over 4 hours to a couple of days to complete. 

  • Average cost: $401 and up


Common Jobs Charged By the Hour Charge


Table for the Jobs Charged By the Hour Charge - Prices

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