Are you getting a good deal at work?
Compare your job to find out

Greene King

75 job reviews

5.0/10
What is this?

Greene King pay

How much does Greene King pay per hour?

£8.04–9.50 from 53 hourly employees at Greene King

What does Greene King pay different age groups?

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

Age group Greene King pay rate Real Living Wage Minimum wage
Under 18 Not enough data yet Only applies to people 18 and over £4.55
18-20 £6.15–7.59 £9.30, £10.75 in London £6.45
21-24 £8.20–8.88 £9.30, £10.75 in London £8.20
25 and over £8.41–9.50 £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.

What does Greene King pay for different types of jobs?

This table shows how hourly pay rates at Greene King compare across the different types of jobs they offer.

Job area Greene King pay rate
Managers £8.20–9.15
Kitchens £7.99–9.38
Front of house £6.15–8.95

Does Greene King pay weekly, biweekly or monthly?

People get paid every four weeks

81% of people report they get paid every four weeks

Based on 75 employee responses

Does Greene King pay accurately and on time?

Yes. People get paid accurately and on time

Excellent

10% of people report they have been paid late or the wrong amount

Based on 20 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 Greene King do extra work that they don't get paid for?

Sometimes. Most people do unpaid extra work

Not great

60% of people report that they do extra work that they don’t get paid for

Based on 43 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 Greene King pay sick pay?

Not always. Most people don’t get proper sick pay

Not great

29% of people say they would get paid if they were sick but scheduled to work

Based on 72 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 Greene King get paid breaks?

No. People don’t get paid breaks

Bad

10% of people say they get paid breaks

Based on 68 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.

Does Greene King make sure that tips are shared fairly?

Usually. Most people think tips are shared fairly

Good

54% of people think that customer service charges and tips are shared fairly

Based on 26 employee responses

Why this matters

At a good job, if customers pay a service charge or leave a tip, that money should be shared fairly between hourly staff.

What people say about pay at Greene King

  • 1.5/10

    Best thing

    Serving and talking to customers.

    Worst thing

    Long hours, poor pay , no work life balance, understaffed, lack of respect, stress.
    Assistant manager, July 2020
  • 4.2/10

    Best thing

    You get to know new people and learn the basics of a kitchen environment.

    Worst thing

    People with not enough skills to do the job. Some other GM in the company are rude people. Very low pay compared to other cook/chef jobs.
    Cook/chef, August 2020
  • 4.5/10

    Best thing

    near home Decent pay

    Worst thing

    No support

    Manager, August 2020
  • 4.4/10

    Best thing

    team

    Worst thing

    long days little pay
    Kitchen manager, July 2020
  • 5.5/10

    Best thing

    Most other staff and can set my hours as i need them

    Worst thing

    Certain managers not doing what they are pay ed to, not getting pay ed myself for doing the jobs they should be
    Team leader, April 2020