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Co-op Food retail or sales assistant jobs

How much does Co-op Food pay retail and sales assistants per year?

£8.43–9.31 from 300 retail and sales assistants at Co-op Food

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  • Best thing

    Excellent management, fantastic team and a good company to work for

    9.5

    Employee, April 2021

    • £9.10 per hour
    • 45–54 years old
  • Best thing

    Meeting and serving the customers to get them back

    8.4

    Employee, April 2021

    • £9.50 per hour
    • 55–64 years old
  • Best thing

    The banter between collegues

    Worst thing

    The disrespect from customers especially during a pandemic

    4.2

    Employee, April 2021

    • £9.00 per hour
    • 25–34 years old
  • Best thing

    Moving stock of the cages and being in the freezers

    Worst thing

    Some of the people in management do not understand what they are doing

    5.5

    Employee, April 2021

    • £6.55 per hour
    • Under 18 years old
  • Best thing

    it fits in with my life

    Worst thing

    late nights

    4.7

    Employee, April 2021

    • £9.50 per hour
    • 55–64 years old
  • Best thing

    Set hours, decent money

    Worst thing

    Short staff levels regularly

    8.9

    Employee, April 2021

    • £9.50 per hour
    • 25–34 years old
  • Best thing

    Customers, easy job to learn

    Worst thing

    Miss management of staff leaving work load to others

    7.9

    Employee, April 2021

    • £9.01 per hour
    • 45–54 years old
  • Best thing

    Working as a team meeting a range of different customers good atmosphere

    Worst thing

    Can be stressful when very busy and not enough staff sometimes your working 1 on 1

    7.8

    Employee, April 2021

    • £10.00 per hour
    • 55–64 years old
  • Best thing

    I just get on with it

    Worst thing

    Favourites get easier jobs

    5.8

    Night assistant, April 2021

    • £9.00 per hour
    • 55–64 years old
  • Best thing

    Enjoyable
    Feel like your helping people
    No stress

    Worst thing

    Customer abuse

    8.3

    Employee, April 2021

    • £8.90 per hour
    • 45–54 years old
  • Best thing

    Talking To customers

    Worst thing

    Lack of understanding by customers and colleagues

    6.5

    Employee, April 2021

    • £9.00 per hour
    • 34–44 years old
  • Best thing

    The people are amazing to work with

    Worst thing

    Stairs

    9.4

    Employee, March 2021

    • £8.76 per hour
    • 25 or older
  • Best thing

    The people I work with

    Worst thing

    Shoplifters

    8.4

    Employee, March 2021

    • £8.90 per hour
    • 25 or older
  • Best thing

    Great pay great staff

    Worst thing

    Short shifts

    8.6

    Employee, March 2021

    • £9.00 per hour
    • Under 18 years old
  • Best thing

    Don't take the job home with me. When I clock out, I can forget about work until the next shift.

    Worst thing

    Being constantly short staffed, hardly any perks beside the staff discounts, have to take breaks alone, very limited opportunities to progress and a lack of respect and appreciation from management.

    4.7

    Customer team member, March 2021

    • £9.00 per hour
    • 25 or older
  • Best thing

    I’m kept busy

    Worst thing

    Being ignored and spoke to rudely

    3.4

    Deli assistant, March 2021

    • £8.30 per hour
    • 25 or older
  • Best thing

    The staff and you get opportunities to progress in your career.

    8.1

    Customer team member, March 2021

    • £9.00 per hour
    • 25 or older
  • Best thing

    I love my job im left alone to get on with things

    Worst thing

    Dont think i have any worst things about the job

    6.3

    Checkout operator, March 2021

    • £9.23 per hour
    • 25 or older
  • Best thing

    Working with a great bunch of people.

    Worst thing

    Lack of information generally about how we are doing.

    7.2

    Customer assistant, March 2021

    • £9.00 per hour
    • 25 or older
  • Best thing

    No stress

    Worst thing

    Boring, horrible shift patterns

    3.8

    Employee, March 2021

    • £9.00 per hour
    • 25 or older
  • Best thing

    The team I work with.

    Worst thing

    Awkward customers.

    7.8

    Employee, March 2021

    • £9.00 per hour
    • 25 or older
  • Best thing

    Variety in jobs

    Worst thing

    Short staffed, too much drama

    5.2

    Employee, February 2021

    • £8.62 per hour
    • 21–24 years old
  • Best thing

    Nice colleagues and customers. Accommodating hours. I like the work.

    Worst thing

    It’s quite physical and tiring sometimes

    7.0

    Employee, February 2021

    • £9.00 per hour
    • 25 or older
  • Best thing

    Staff discount, good rate of pay for the role I do, paid breaks, mostly friendly customers

    Worst thing

    If you work an 8 hour shift, only 7.5 hours is paid regardless.

    8.9

    Team member, February 2021

    • £9.00 per hour
    • 18–20 years old
  • Best thing

    The team I work with

    Worst thing

    Unhappy customers

    7.0

    Customer service assistant, February 2021

    • £9.00 per hour
    • Under 18 years old
  • Best thing

    Free products sometimes at end of shift

    Worst thing

    Customers can be a bit inappropriate at times

    7.8

    Customer team member, February 2021

    • £9.00 per hour
    • 18–20 years old
  • Best thing

    Good breaks, nice workmates, steady shifts

    Worst thing

    Can he very repetitive. People treat you like a means to an end , not a person

    5.8

    CTM, February 2021

    • £9.00 per hour
    • 21–24 years old
  • Best thing

    Love working with our team, all lovely and friendly, for the most part lovely customers who are always happy to see me smiling, talking to customers and colleagues regularly throughout my shift

    Worst thing

    Angry customers

    8.9

    Customer service assistant, February 2021

    • £9.00 per hour
    • Under 18 years old
  • Best thing

    My customers

    Worst thing

    The odd time when you get a bad customer but it only happens once a blue moon

    7.9

    Head cashier, February 2021

    • £9.00 per hour
    • 25 or older
  • Best thing

    The atmosphere, the team I work with are a great laugh and customers make my day

    Worst thing

    There isn’t anything.

    8.9

    Team member, February 2021

    • £9.00 per hour
    • Under 18 years old
  • Best thing

    nice colleygws

    Worst thing

    some people are rude and sexual

    7.0

    Customer assistant, February 2021

    • £9.00 per hour
    • 18–20 years old
  • Best thing

    That I only work evenings

    Worst thing

    Rushing around to get on time

    4.2

    Team member, February 2021

    • £9.00 per hour
    • 25 or older
  • Best thing

    Its local the pay isn't too bad .

    4.9

    CTM, February 2021

    • £9.00 per hour
    • 25 or older
  • Best thing

    It's ok if you want a regular wage. That's ot

    Worst thing

    Management who completely ignore staff if they have major concerns

    2.7

    Team member, February 2021

    • £9.00 per hour
    • 25 or older
  • Best thing

    My customers

    Worst thing

    The shift pattern

    5.8

    Customer assistant, February 2021

    • £8.75 per hour
    • 25 or older
  • Best thing

    Dealing with the general public

    Worst thing

    Asking people for ID for under 25

    9.5

    Sales assistant, February 2021

    • Manages people
    • £9.50 per hour
    • 25 or older
  • Worst thing

    Bad shifts
    Money not great
    Change shifts without asking

    2.2

    Customer assistant, February 2021

    • £8.90 per hour
    • 25 or older
  • Best thing

    Easy work for decent pay

    Worst thing

    Not worth the stress and slight bullying at times

    3.0

    Customer assistant, February 2021

    • £9.00 per hour
    • 18–20 years old
  • Best thing

    Good team to work with x

    Worst thing

    Customers been rude

    7.0

    CTM, February 2021

    • £9.00 per hour
    • 25 or older
  • Best thing

    Meeting and helping people and friendly colleagues

    Worst thing

    Deliveroo and customers not following covid guidlines

    5.5

    Employee, February 2021

    • £9.00 per hour
    • 25 or older
  • Best thing

    Some of the customers

    Worst thing

    Covid measures aren't properly followed. Majority of the staff, either don't work, don't do jobs properly. Manager doesn't deal with any of the above.

    5.0

    Sales assistant, January 2021

    • £8.82 per hour
    • 21–24 years old
  • Best thing

    Having a real impact to our local community

    7.5

    CTM, January 2021

    • £9.00 per hour
    • 25 or older
  • Best thing

    Some customers

    Worst thing

    Lack of staff getting asked to come in even on hol

    6.5

    CTM, January 2021

    • £9.00 per hour
    • 25 or older
  • Best thing

    The staff. I get on with everyone and don’t feel like I am being talked about behind my back, which is worth it’s weight in gold

    Worst thing

    Work too many lates

    6.6

    Employee, January 2021

    • £9.00 per hour
    • 25 or older
  • Best thing

    I enjoy most of the people I work with

    Worst thing

    Abuse from customers, no back up from management they seem to work your breaks so you 15 mins shy of full allocated breaks

    4.9

    Employee, January 2021

    • £8.80 per hour
    • 25 or older
  • Best thing

    The people

    Worst thing

    The pay, the hours can be bad

    6.0

    Customer assistant, January 2021

    • £9.00 per hour
    • 25 or older
  • Best thing

    Meeting the people, working well with my colleagues

    8.9

    Employee, January 2021

    • £9.00 per hour
    • 18–20 years old
  • Best thing

    Seeing different people

    Worst thing

    Rude customers

    8.2

    General assistant, January 2021

    • £8.85 per hour
    • Under 18 years old
  • Best thing

    The discount helps and, considering the skill level required for this job, the pay is very decent.

    Worst thing

    There is a lack of communication in the workplace which leads to a lot of stress and complaints. It's almost impossible to progress to anything further

    2.7

    Customer assistant, January 2021

    • £9.00 per hour
    • 18–20 years old
  • Best thing

    Work with nice people

    Worst thing

    Shifts

    7.2

    Employee, January 2021

    • £9.00 per hour
    • 25 or older

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How Co-op Food ranks

Co-op Food ranks joint 49th to work for in retail or sales assistant employers

  1. 49= Barnardo’s
    6.3
  2. 49= Co-op Food
    6.3
  3. 49= Debenhams
    6.3