Balfour Beatty pay at a glance

47 Balfour Beatty employees have taken the Breakroom survey. They told us the following about pay rates and more:

  1. People are paid enough to live on
  2. People are paid market rates
  3. Breaks are paid
  4. People don’t get sick pay
  5. No unpaid extra work

How does your pay compare? Take the Breakroom survey to find out.

How much does Balfour Beatty pay per hour?

Workers here are paid £10.15–20.90

Based on information from 47 job reviews

What does Balfour Beatty pay different age groups?

This table shows how hourly pay rates at Balfour Beatty vary between age groups.

47 employees told us what they're really paid in their jobs…

See the full list of jobs at Balfour Beatty and their rates of pay by taking the 3 minute survey.

Do you get paid breaks?

Age group Balfour Beatty pay per hour
16-17 Not enough data yet
18-20 Not enough data yet
21-24 £9.12–15.42
25 and over £10.40–22.25

What is the Real Living Wage?

The Real Living Wage is a voluntary rate employers can sign up to that is based on the real cost of living.

Location Real Living Wage
London £10.85
Rest of the UK £9.50

What is the legal minimum wage?

The minimum wage is the legal minimum you must be paid per hour.

Age group Legal minimum wage
Under 18 £4.62
18-20 £6.56
21-22 £8.36
23 or older £8.91

People are paid enough to live on

Excellent
97% of people say they are paid at or above the Real Living Wage for where they live

Based on information from 38 job reviews

Why this matters

Everyone should be paid enough to live on.

The Real Living Wage is a voluntary rate employers can sign up to that is based on the real cost of living.

The Real Living Wage is currently £9.50 per hour, and £10.85 per hour in London.

Most people are paid market rates

Good
52% of people are paid average or more than the typical pay for the type of work they do

Based on information from 21 job reviews

Why this matters

Pay can vary a lot between types of job. Employers should be ensuring that the rates their staff are paid are in line with similar roles elsewhere.

Usually. Most people get paid breaks

Good
62% of people say they get paid breaks

Based on information from 42 job reviews

Why this matters

A good job should have paid breaks.

You should be paid for all your time at work, whether you’re on a break or not.

Does Balfour Beatty pay sick pay?

Not always. Most people don’t get proper sick pay

Not great
42% of people say they would get paid if they were sick but scheduled to work

Based on information from 45 job reviews

Why this matters

Everyone gets sick sometimes. You should be able to take time off without worrying.

At a good job you should still get paid if you’re scheduled to work but can’t due to sickness. Your contract should say how many sick days you can take each year.

This is more than the legal minimum, which says you should only get paid if you are unwell for 4 full days. See Citizens Advice for more details.

Do workers at Balfour Beatty do extra work that they don't get paid for?

No. People don’t do unpaid extra work

Excellent
16% of people report that they do extra work that they don’t get paid for

Based on information from 32 job reviews

Why this matters

Everyone should get paid for any extra work they do, even if it is outside your contracted hours. At a good job, you should be paid for all the time you spend at work.

Does Balfour Beatty pay by the hour or annually?

People get paid by the hour

  • 68% of people report they get paid by the hour
  • 32% of people report they get paid an annual salary

Based on information from 47 job reviews