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Cohens Chemist pay at a glance

6 Cohens Chemist 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 below market rates
  3. Breaks aren’t paid
  4. No unpaid extra work

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

How much does Cohens Chemist pay per hour?

Workers here are paid £9.10–17.18

Based on information from 6 job reviews

What does Cohens Chemist pay different age groups?

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

Age group Cohens Chemist pay per hour
16-17 Not enough data yet
18-20 Not enough data yet
21-24 Not enough data yet
25 and over £9.10–17.18

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 £10.75
Rest of the UK £9.30

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

People are paid enough to live on

Excellent
83% of people say they are paid at or above the Real Living Wage for where they live

Based on information from 6 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 £9.30 per hour, and £10.75 per hour in London.

People are not paid market rates

Bad
20% of people are paid average or more than the typical pay for the type of work they do

Based on information from 5 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.

Not always. Most people don’t get paid breaks

Not great
33% of people say they get paid breaks

Based on information from 6 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.

Do workers at Cohens Chemist do extra work that they don't get paid for?

No. People don’t do unpaid extra work

Excellent
20% of people report that they do extra work that they don’t get paid for

Based on information from 5 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 Cohens Chemist pay by the hour or annually?

People get paid by the hour

  • 83% of people report they get paid by the hour
  • 17% of people report they get paid an annual salary

Based on information from 6 job reviews