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Cineworld pay

How much does Cineworld pay per hour?

£6.74–10.23 from 15 hourly employees at Cineworld

What does Cineworld pay different age groups?

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

Age group Cineworld pay rate Real Living Wage Minimum wage
Under 18 Not enough data yet Only applies to people 18 and over £4.55
18-20 £6.70–8.10 £9.30, £10.75 in London £6.45
21-24 £8.12–9.96 £9.30, £10.75 in London £8.20
25 and over Not enough data yet £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 Cineworld pay for different types of jobs?

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

Job area Cineworld pay rate
Retail and sales assistants £6.70–8.53
Retail and sales supervisors £9.92–10.47

Does Cineworld pay weekly, biweekly or monthly?

People get paid every month

94% of people report they get paid every month

Based on 18 employee responses

Does Cineworld pay accurately and on time?

Usually. Most people get paid accurately and on time


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 Cineworld do extra work that they don't get paid for?

Sometimes. Most people do unpaid extra work

Not great

67% of people report that they do extra work that they don’t get paid for

Based on 6 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 Cineworld pay sick pay?

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

Not great

25% of people say they would get paid if they were sick but scheduled to work

Based on 16 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 Cineworld get paid breaks?

No. People don’t get paid breaks


11% of people say they get paid breaks

Based on 18 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 Cineworld

  • 1.7/10

    Best thing

    Flexibility during the actual job

    Worst thing

    Literally everything else. Poor working conditions, poor morale, high staff turn over, pay rates are low, very little progression
    Team member, December 2019