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What's the pay for 17 year olds at McDonald’s?

The average pay for 17 year olds at McDonald’s is between £6.50 and £7.75 per hour.

Here's a breakdown of what 17 year olds are paid in different roles at McDonald’s:
Job McDonald’s pay per hour for 17 yr olds
Crew member £6.45–7.50
Shift manager £6.98–9.50
Customer assistant £6.50–9.00

The current minimum wage for people age 17 is £4.62 per hour.

The Real Living Wage is £9.50 (£10.85 in London).

Last updated 28 January, 2022

How we know this

Based on 1,918 job reviews from people who work at McDonald’s.

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