Dishwasher Energy Usage

Dishwasher energy usage calculator

Energy usage based on the average Dishwasher wattage of 1,800.

Usage (kWh)
Cost ($)
Per Day:
1.8
$.18
Per Month:
54.72
$5.48
Per Year:
656
$65.71
*Dishwasher energy usage cost is based on the average residential retail electricity rate in the United States.

Dishwasher Energy Usage Calculator

This calculator uses the average watt rating (100 Watts) for a Dishwasher. You can input your Dishwasher’s details to calculate the exact usage and cost of your device.

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Power Used (Watts):
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Your Energy Rate ($ / kWh):
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Calculate Costs
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Hours used per day

Enter how many hours per day you estimate you run your Dishwasher. If it is less than one hour use a decimal. For example, 30 minutes would be .5 and 15 minutes would be .25.

Power used (Watts)

Input the wattage of your Dishwasher. If you are unsure enter the average wattage for a Dishwasher: 1,800.

How many watts does a Dishwasher use?

The average Dishwasher uses 1,800 watts. Your devices wattage may be different depending on the brand, size, or other factors.  You can generally find the wattage of your Dishwasher in the user manual or on the device itself.

Your energy rate

Enter the price per kilowatt-hour (kWh) you pay for electricity. If you are unsure you can use the average rate per kWh in the US (10 cents) or find the kWh rate in your area here.

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