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Burger King pay

How much does Burger King pay per hour?

£5.50–8.86 from 79 hourly employees at Burger King

What does Burger King pay different age groups?

This table shows how hourly pay rates at Burger King compare to the minimum wage and the Real Living Wage.

Age group Burger King pay rate Real Living Wage Minimum wage
Under 18 £4.35–5.50 Only applies to people 18 and over £4.55
18-20 £6.15–8.85 £9.30, £10.75 in London £6.45
21-24 £7.66–8.39 £9.30, £10.75 in London £8.20
25 and over £8.12–9.36 £9.30, £10.75 in London £8.72

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

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

What does Burger King pay for different types of jobs?

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

Job area Burger King pay rate
Retail and sales assistants £5.26–8.31
Retail and sales supervisors £7.98–10.16
Retail cashiers and checkout operators £6.09–7.78

Does Burger King pay accurately and on time?

Usually. Most people get paid accurately and on time

Good

15% of people report they have been paid late or the wrong amount

Based on 33 employee responses

Why this matters

It is important that you are paid correctly and on time - everyone has financial commitments and living expenses to keep on top of. At a good job, you shouldn't have to chase up any payments that are due to you.

Do workers at Burger King do extra work that they don't get paid for?

Rarely. Most people don’t do unpaid extra work

Good

27% of people report that they do extra work that they don’t get paid for

Based on 11 employee responses

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 Burger King pay sick pay?

No. People don’t get proper sick pay

Bad

21% of people say they would get paid if they were sick but scheduled to work

Based on 48 employee responses

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 Burger King get paid breaks?

No. People don’t get paid breaks

Bad

11% of people say they get paid breaks

Based on 56 employee responses

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.

What people say about pay at Burger King

  • 4.9/10

    Best thing

    other staff, holiday pay

    Worst thing

    11 hour shifts

    Crew member, September 2019