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Border Force is responsible for frontline border control operations at air, sea and rail ports in the UK.

What’s the pay at Border Force?

The average pay at Border Force is between £10.00 and £20.12 per hour.

Last updated 23 March 2023

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 £11.95
Rest of the UK £10.90

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 £4.81
18-20 £6.83
21-22 £9.18
23 or older £9.50

How we know this

Based on 49 job reviews from people who work at Border Force.

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What people are saying about pay at Border Force

  • Best thing

    I have a nice view.

    Worst thing

    Pay, shifts and ability to do the job well.


    Border Force Employee, June 2021

  • Best thing

    Working outside and good colleagues

    Worst thing

    Poor Management
    Nepotistic environment
    Face fits situation
    Pay frozen for the past 12 years


    Border Force Border force officer, January 2021

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