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Card Factory pay

How much does Card Factory pay per hour?

£7.38–10.46 from 26 hourly employees at Card Factory

What does Card Factory pay different age groups?

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

Age group Card Factory pay rate Real Living Wage Minimum wage
Under 18 Not enough data yet Only applies to people 18 and over £4.55
18-20 £6.15–9.07 £9.30, £10.75 in London £6.45
21-24 £7.38–8.26 £9.30, £10.75 in London £8.20
25 and over £8.54–11.79 £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 Card Factory pay for different types of jobs?

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

Job area Card Factory pay rate
Retail and sales assistants £6.93–8.60
Retail store and shop managers £8.50–9.70

Does Card Factory pay weekly, biweekly or monthly?

People get paid every month

81% of people report they get paid every month

Based on 26 employee responses

Does Card Factory pay accurately and on time?

Usually. Most people get paid accurately and on time

Good

11% of people report they have been paid late or the wrong amount

Based on 9 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 Card Factory do extra work that they don't get paid for?

No. People don’t do unpaid extra work

Excellent

13% of people report that they do extra work that they don’t get paid for

Based on 15 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 Card Factory pay sick pay?

No. People don’t get proper sick pay

Bad

8% of people say they would get paid if they were sick but scheduled to work

Based on 24 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 Card Factory get paid breaks?

No. People don’t get paid breaks

Bad

20% of people say they get paid breaks

Based on 25 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 Card Factory

  • Best thing

    The customers

    Worst thing

    pay and amount of work

    Assistant manager, February 2020

    • Manages people
    • £8.51 per hour
    • 34–44 years old
    • More than 3 years experience
    4.2/10