How Many Watts of Electricity does a Crock Pot use?

Real power-use measurements from a crock pot.

How Much Power does a Crock Pot use

Crock Pot: 312 Watts


  • A crock pot is a slow-cooking vessel which uses a heating element
  • Has two settings, Low (223 watts) and High (312 watts). Probably uses a thermostat to turn heater on and off.

Power Use

  • Watts: 312
  • Kilowatts: 0.312 Kw.

Operation Cost

  • cost per minute: 6 hundredths of one cent (0.06 ¢)
  • cost per hour: 3.7¢
  • cost per day: 30¢
  • cost per month: $5.69

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Power use of these items was actually tested. Individual items will vary, but these are the actual measurements.