What Is the Standard Wattage for a Microwave?

By Staff WriterLast Updated Mar 31, 2020 11:10:11 PM ET
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The standard wattage for a microwave oven varies. Most microwaves are built with a wattage that ranges from 600 to 1,200 watts. However, the majority of microwave foods are designed for ovens that are 800 watts or higher.