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Northumbrian Water is a water provider. They offer mains water and sewerage services across North East England.

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Do Northumbrian Water pay enough to live on?

Most people are paid a living wage at Northumbrian Water.

Energy and Utility Providers who pay pay enough to live on include Petrofac, Scottish Water and Baker Hughes.

Last updated 18 April 2024

What is the Real Living Wage?

The Real Living Wage is a voluntary rate employers can sign up to that is based on the real cost of living.

Location Real Living Wage
London £13.15
Rest of the UK £12.00

What is the legal minimum wage?

The minimum wage is the legal minimum you must be paid per hour.

Age group Legal minimum wage
21 or older £11.44
18-20 £8.60
Under 18 £6.40
Apprentices £6.40

How we know this

95% of people say they are paid at or above the Real Living Wage for where they live.

Based on data from 22 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between May 2022 and April 2024.

Why this matters

Everyone should be paid enough to live on.

The Real Living Wage is a voluntary rate employers can sign up to that is based on the real cost of living.

The current rates are £12.00 per hour, and £13.15 per hour in London.

Find out more in our explainer about the Real Living Wage.

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