Assistant manager at City Plumbing

People in this role may also be known as retail store and shop managers or branch manager.

7 workers in this role at City Plumbing have taken the survey.

How much does City Plumbing pay assistant managers?

Assistant manager at City Plumbing
£9.12–15.18
Typical range
£8.97–17.42

Assistant manager employees at City Plumbing are typically paid £9.12–15.18 an hour, based on data from 7 employees.

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What is management like for assistant manager employees at City Plumbing?

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  • Head office doesn’t understand the frontline

    Do assistant managers think City Plumbing head office understands what's happening where they work?

    People think head office doesn’t understand what’s happening where they work

    How we know this

    0% of people think that this employer’s head office or owners have a good understanding of what’s really happening where they work

    Based on information from 6 job reviews

    Why this matters

    At a good job, the role of head office should be to support the people on the frontline serving customers.

    To do that properly, the company’s owners or head office need to have a good understanding of what’s really happening on the frontline. This is especially important when a company owns multiple locations.

Excellent
  • Managers are respectful

    Do assistant managers at City Plumbing feel treated by respect by their managers?

    People feel treated with respect by their managers

    How we know this

    100% of people say they’re treated with respect by their managers

    Based on information from 7 job reviews

    Why this matters

    Everyone should get treated with respect by their managers. You shouldn’t feel discriminated against or bullied, and if you have a problem you should be able to speak to someone about it.

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What are the hours like for assistant manager employees at City Plumbing?

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  • People don’t get proper breaks

    Do assistant managers at City Plumbing get proper breaks?

    People don’t get proper breaks

    How we know this

    0% of people report that they get to take proper breaks

    Based on information from 7 job reviews

    Why this matters

    When you take a break it should be a proper rest. It should last the full duration and you shouldn’t get pulled off it.

Good
  • Easy to book holiday

    How easy is it for assistant managers to book a holiday at City Plumbing?

    Most people find it easy to book holidays

    How we know this

    67% of people report it’s easy to book holidays

    Based on information from 6 job reviews

    Why this matters

    A good job should let you take time off when you need it, and it shouldn’t be a nightmare to arrange.

  • Easy to take sick leave

    How easy is it for assistant managers to take sick leave at City Plumbing?

    Most people find it easy to take sick leave

    How we know this

    60% of people report that it’s easy to take time off if they are sick

    Based on information from 5 job reviews

What is career progression like for assistant managers at City Plumbing?

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  • Enough training

    Do assistant managers get enough training when they start at City Plumbing?

    Most people get enough training when they start

    How we know this

    60% of people report they got enough training when they started working here

    Based on information from 5 job reviews

    Why this matters

    A good job should give you good training when you start, not just drop you in at the deep end.

    This means that you’ll be happier and more productive from day one and shows that your employer values you.

    It’s also very important if your job involves anything that could be dangerous. Good training from the outset keeps you and your team safe.

  • Opportunities to progress

    Are assistant managers given support to progress at City Plumbing?

    Most people are given support to progress here

    How we know this

    In the last year, 60% of people report being given an opportunity to get better at their job, learn a new skill, learn to manage a team or get more responsibility in their role

    Based on information from 5 job reviews

    Why this matters

    A good job should help you progress at work, if you want to. That might be supporting you to get better at the job you currently have, learn something new, manage a team or take on more responsibilities.

    This means you’ll be able to build on your skills and experience, and earn more money.

Latest reviews from assistant managers at City Plumbing

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  • Best thing

    Team work, customers, communication

    Worst thing

    Not enough cover when short staffed

    7.8

    Branch manager, September 2020

    • Manages people
    • £32,500 per year, working a 40 hour week
    • 25 or older
  • Best thing

    The customers and the relationships with them i build

    Worst thing

    Working every second Saturday.
    Deliveries from main warehouse coming in at lunch time.
    Works in the warehouse being done by internal contractors that takes 20 guys to get a job done right.
    The pay is very basic for the responsibility.
    Working on your own at times when there's customer's in, phone's going, deliveries coming in at the same time and unable to get a proper lunch break when the manager is on holiday.
    No extra pay for extra hours added to your working week.

    4.5

    Assistant manager, July 2020

    • £21,500 per year, working a 45 hour week
    • 25 or older

How City Plumbing ranks

City Plumbing ranks joint 39th to work for in retail store or shop manager employers

  1. 31= TK Maxx
    5.9
  2. 39= City Plumbing
    5.8
  3. 39= Scotmid
    5.8