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Nando’s pay

How much does Nando’s pay per hour?

£8.20–9.33 from 113 hourly employees at Nando’s

What does Nando’s pay different age groups?

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

Age group Nando’s pay rate Real Living Wage Minimum wage
Under 18 £7.91–8.26 Only applies to people 18 and over £4.55
18-20 £8.20–8.72 £9.30, £10.75 in London £6.45
21-24 £8.19–9.24 £9.30, £10.75 in London £8.20
25 and over £8.30–9.33 £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 Nando’s pay for different types of jobs?

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

Job area Nando’s pay rate
Kitchens £8.21–9.00
Front of house £8.17–9.00
Managers £8.21–9.43

Does Nando’s pay weekly, biweekly or monthly?

People get paid every week

87% of people report they get paid every week

Based on 70 employee responses

Does Nando’s pay accurately and on time?

Usually. Most people get paid accurately and on time


18% of people report they have been paid late or the wrong amount

Based on 50 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 Nando’s do extra work that they don't get paid for?

Rarely. Most people don’t do unpaid extra work


50% of people report that they do extra work that they don’t get paid for

Based on 8 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 Nando’s pay sick pay?

No. People don’t get proper sick pay


17% of people say they would get paid if they were sick but scheduled to work

Based on 63 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 Nando’s get paid breaks?

Yes. People get paid breaks


97% of people say they get paid breaks

Based on 68 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.

Does Nando’s make sure that tips are shared fairly?

Yes. People think tips are shared fairly


80% of people think that customer service charges and tips are shared fairly

Based on 10 employee responses

Why this matters

At a good job, if customers pay a service charge or leave a tip, that money should be shared fairly between hourly staff.

What people say about pay at Nando’s

  • 4.2/10

    Best thing

    Food allowance

    Worst thing

    Hours are unsocialable (they should pay is unsocialable hours pay ) Always having to work weekends and evenings Managers dont know what they're doing When the restaurant is busy managers could do more Sometimes they're isnt enough staff on to cope with the demand How customers speak to staff because they are having to wait a bit longer for food when its packed
    Griller and front of house, January 2020