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BP pay at a glance

69 BP 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 get sick pay
  5. No unpaid extra work

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

How much does BP pay per hour?

This table shows how hourly pay rates at BP compare across the different types of jobs they offer.

Job BP pay per hour
Retail and sales assistants £8.40–9.78
Retail and sales supervisors £9.94–11.18
Retail store and shop managers £12.02–14.92

What does BP pay different age groups?

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

Age group BP pay per hour
16-17 Not enough data yet
18-20 £5.88–9.50
21-24 £8.40–10.70
25 and over £8.62–27.91

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

Most people are paid enough to live on

Good
64% of people say they are paid at or above the Real Living Wage for where they live

Based on information from 61 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
65% of people are paid average or more than the typical pay for the type of work they do

Based on information from 51 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.

Yes. People get paid breaks

Excellent
88% of people say they get paid breaks

Based on information from 65 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 BP pay sick pay?

Usually. Most people get proper sick pay

Good
68% of people say they would get paid if they were sick but scheduled to work

Based on information from 65 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 BP do extra work that they don't get paid for?

Rarely. Most people don’t do unpaid extra work

Good
39% of people report that they do extra work that they don’t get paid for

Based on information from 56 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 BP pay by the hour or annually?

People get paid by the hour

  • 62% of people report they get paid by the hour
  • 38% of people report they get paid an annual salary

Based on information from 69 job reviews