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Greggs pay

How much does Greggs pay per hour?

£8.14–9.55 from 142 hourly employees at Greggs

What does Greggs pay different age groups?

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

Age group Greggs pay rate Real Living Wage Minimum wage
Under 18 £6.90–7.12 Only applies to people 18 and over £4.55
18-20 £8.17–8.82 £9.30, £10.75 in London £6.45
21-24 £8.37–9.22 £9.30, £10.75 in London £8.20
25 and over £8.33–11.25 £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 Greggs pay for different types of jobs?

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

Job area Greggs pay rate
Managers £8.66–9.71
Stores £8.11–8.79

Does Greggs pay weekly, biweekly or monthly?

People get paid every week

73% of people report they get paid every week

Based on 89 employee responses

Does Greggs 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 19 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 Greggs 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 64 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 Greggs pay sick pay?

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

Not great

43% 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 Greggs get paid breaks?

Yes. People get paid breaks


78% of people say they get paid breaks

Based on 85 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 Greggs

  • 3.4/10

    Best thing

    My colleagues

    Worst thing

    Customers Working extra with no pay
    Assistant manager, July 2020
  • 9.5/10

    Best thing

    Decent pay , staff discount

    Worst thing

    Early start

    Team Member, March 2020