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Lothian Buses

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7.0/10
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Lothian Buses pay

How much does Lothian Buses pay per hour?

£13.63–15.52 from 12 hourly employees at Lothian Buses

What does Lothian Buses pay different age groups?

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

Age group Lothian Buses 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 £13.63–15.52 £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 Lothian Buses pay weekly, biweekly or monthly?

People get paid every week

92% of people report they get paid every week

Based on 13 employee responses

Do workers at Lothian Buses do extra work that they don't get paid for?

No. People don’t do unpaid extra work

Excellent

8% of people report that they do extra work that they don’t get paid for

Based on 12 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 Lothian Buses pay sick pay?

Yes. People get proper sick pay

Excellent

83% of people say they would get paid if they were sick but scheduled to work

Based on 12 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 Lothian Buses get paid breaks?

Usually. Most people get paid breaks

Good

67% of people say they get paid breaks

Based on 12 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 Lothian Buses

  • 4.4/10

    Best thing

    Good pay . Good amount of holidays (roughly 7weeks) Opportunities to progress are there

    Worst thing

    Management handle things poorly, blame game. Overtime can at times feel mandatory.

    Shift mechanic, July 2020