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Compass Group pay

How much does Compass Group pay per hour?

£8.21–10.52 from 43 hourly employees at Compass Group

What does Compass Group pay different age groups?

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

Age group Compass Group pay rate Real Living Wage Minimum wage
Under 18 Not enough data yet Only applies to people 18 and over £4.55
18-20 Not enough data yet £9.30, £10.75 in London £6.45
21-24 Not enough data yet £9.30, £10.75 in London £8.20
25 and over £8.21–11.95 £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.

Does Compass Group pay weekly, biweekly or monthly?

People get paid every month

90% of people report they get paid every month

Based on 50 employee responses

Does Compass Group pay accurately and on time?

Usually. Most people get paid accurately and on time


13% of people report they have been paid late or the wrong amount

Based on 8 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 Compass Group do extra work that they don't get paid for?

Rarely. Most people don’t do unpaid extra work


44% of people report that they do extra work that they don’t get paid for

Based on 41 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 Compass Group pay sick pay?

No. People don’t get proper sick pay


20% of people say they would get paid if they were sick but scheduled to work

Based on 46 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 Compass Group get paid breaks?

No. People don’t get paid breaks


19% of people say they get paid breaks

Based on 47 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 Compass Group

  • 5.5/10

    Best thing

    Meeting new and interesting people

    Worst thing

    Lack of recognition, crap pay
    Coffee shop supervisor, August 2020
  • 4.0/10

    Best thing

    Working with my colleagues

    Worst thing

    pay ....and the stress of the job ...and the hours
    Chef, January 2020
  • 6.6/10

    Best thing

    Close to home
    Parking free

    Worst thing

    pay isn’t good for what we do Don’t get nightshift allowance
    Security guard, March 2020