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Hobbycraft pay

How much does Hobbycraft pay per hour?

£7.80–9.10 from 24 hourly employees at Hobbycraft

What does Hobbycraft pay different age groups?

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

Age group Hobbycraft pay rate Real Living Wage Minimum wage
Under 18 Not enough data yet Only applies to people 18 and over £4.55
18-20 £7.80–8.70 £9.30, £10.75 in London £6.45
21-24 £7.80–8.04 £9.30, £10.75 in London £8.20
25 and over Not enough data yet £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 Hobbycraft pay for different types of jobs?

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

Job area Hobbycraft pay rate
Managers £9.10–9.73
Stores £7.80–8.64
Warehouses £8.08–8.84

Does Hobbycraft pay weekly, biweekly or monthly?

People get paid every month

84% of people report they get paid every month

Based on 25 employee responses

Does Hobbycraft pay accurately and on time?

Yes. People get paid accurately and on time


9% of people report they have been paid late or the wrong amount

Based on 22 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.

Does Hobbycraft pay sick pay?

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

Not great

26% of people say they would get paid if they were sick but scheduled to work

Based on 23 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 Hobbycraft get paid breaks?

No. People don’t get paid breaks


0% of people say they get paid breaks

Based on 18 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 Hobbycraft

  • 6.5/10

    Best thing

    The environment and the team I work with

    Worst thing

    The customers and the pay
    General assistant, October 2019