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Costco pay

How much does Costco pay per hour?

£10.13–14.58 from 28 hourly employees at Costco

What does Costco pay different age groups?

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

Age group Costco 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 £10.60–14.68 £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 Costco pay weekly, biweekly or monthly?

People get paid every two weeks

94% of people report they get paid every two weeks

Based on 32 employee responses

Does Costco pay accurately and on time?

Yes. People get paid accurately and on time


0% of people report they have been paid late or the wrong amount

Based on 12 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 Costco do extra work that they don't get paid for?

No. People don’t do unpaid extra work


19% of people report that they do extra work that they don’t get paid for

Based on 16 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 Costco pay sick pay?

Yes. People get proper sick pay


77% of people say they would get paid if they were sick but scheduled to work

Based on 31 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 Costco get paid breaks?

Usually. Most people get paid breaks


54% of people say they get paid breaks

Based on 28 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 Costco

  • 7.4/10

    Best thing

    Fast paced, flexible shifts, decent pay

    Worst thing

    Managers are rude and disrespectful

    Cake decorater, January 2020