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IKEA pay

How much does IKEA pay per hour?

£9.00–12.07 from 38 hourly employees at IKEA

What does IKEA pay different age groups?

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

Age group IKEA pay rate Real Living Wage Minimum wage
Under 18 £9.09–11.19 Only applies to people 18 and over £4.55
18-20 £9.00–9.30 £9.30, £10.75 in London £6.45
21-24 £9.00–9.31 £9.30, £10.75 in London £8.20
25 and over £9.30–13.28 £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 IKEA pay for different types of jobs?

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

Job area IKEA pay rate
Stores £9.00–9.33
Warehouses £9.00–12.53
Managers £9.16–12.13
Kitchens £9.00
Front of house £9.00–9.18

Does IKEA pay weekly, biweekly or monthly?

People get paid every month

95% of people report they get paid every month

Based on 40 employee responses

Does IKEA pay accurately and on time?

Yes. People get paid accurately and on time

Excellent

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

Based on 16 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 IKEA do extra work that they don't get paid for?

No. People don’t do unpaid extra work

Excellent

20% of people report that they do extra work that they don’t get paid for

Based on 20 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 IKEA pay sick pay?

Yes. People get proper sick pay

Excellent

91% of people say they would get paid if they were sick but scheduled to work

Based on 34 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 IKEA get paid breaks?

Usually. Most people get paid breaks

Good

71% of people say they get paid breaks

Based on 35 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.