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Royal Mail

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based on 182 job reviews
6.4/10
  • UK
  • Delivery companies
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Royal Mail job reviews

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182 Royal Mail employees have compared their jobs on Breakroom. Find out what they say about pay, hours, shifts and more.

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  • 7.0/10

    Postman

    • £18,600 per year, working a 39 hour week
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Employer understands what’s happening on the ground
    2. Proper sick pay
    3. Doesn’t recommend their team
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    May 2020
  • 8.8/10

    Postwomen

    • £12.00 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Recommends their team
    2. Have had opportunities to progress
    3. Not enough training
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    April 2020
  • 4.0/10

    Postman

    • £12.00 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Managers don’t change their shifts at short notice
    2. Employer doesn’t understand what’s happening on the ground
    3. Unsafe workplace

    Best thing

    Outdoors

    Worst thing

    Bad management

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    April 2020
  • 4.2/10

    Postman

    • £11.00 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Paid breaks
    2. Less than a week’s notice of their shifts
    3. Stressed
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    April 2020
  • 5.5/10

    postman

    • £26,000 per year, working a 37 hour week
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Enough training
    2. Stressed
    3. Less than a week’s notice of their shifts

    Best thing

    weekly pay

    Worst thing

    everything

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    April 2020
  • 7.6/10

    Postman

    • £24,000 per year, working a 38 hour week
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Treated with respect
    2. Safe workplace
    3. Doesn’t recommend their team

    Best thing

    Freedom

    Worst thing

    Lots of walking

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    April 2020
  • 3.4/10

    Opg

    • £11.50 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Not working lots of extra hours
    2. Haven’t had any opportunities to progress
    3. Stressed

    Best thing

    Being outdoors

    Worst thing

    Managers

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    April 2020
  • 8.7/10

    Mail sorter

    • £13.18 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Four weeks notice of their shifts
    2. Recommends their team
    3. Employer doesn’t understand what’s happening on the ground

    Best thing

    Easy going atmosphere and job security

    Worst thing

    Managers who are scared of their own line managers
    Managers who are not capable

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    April 2020
  • 5.5/10

    Postman

    • £11.49 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Get proper breaks
    2. Stressed
    3. Doing unpaid extra work

    Best thing

    The pay

    Worst thing

    Everything else

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    April 2020
  • 1.9/10

    Postman

    • £22,000 per year, working a 38 hour week
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Not treated with respect
    2. Employer doesn’t understand what’s happening on the ground
    3. Not enough training
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    April 2020
  • 8.4/10

    Driver

    • £20.00 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • 1–3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Treated with respect
    2. Good for people with caring responsiblities
    3. Haven’t had any opportunities to progress

    Best thing

    Freedom

    Worst thing

    Hours

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    March 2020
  • 8.2/10

    Postman

    • £11.78 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Safe workplace
    2. Managers don’t change their shifts at short notice
    3. Stressed
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    March 2020
  • 4.3/10

    Delivery office manager

    • Manages people
    • £36,000 per year, working a 41 hour week
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Paid breaks
    2. Doesn’t recommend their team
    3. Stressed

    Best thing

    Job security

    Worst thing

    Long hours (more than 41 advertised)
    Working 6 days
    Stress

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    March 2020
  • 9.4/10

    Postman

    • £11.50 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Paid breaks
    2. Not working lots of extra hours
    3. Enough training
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    March 2020
  • 4.2/10

    Postman

    • £11.62 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Proper sick pay
    2. Not treated with respect
    3. Employer doesn’t understand what’s happening on the ground

    Best thing

    Outdoors life

    Worst thing

    Poorly managed

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    March 2020
  • 7.8/10

    Postman

    • £11.69 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Employer understands what’s happening on the ground
    2. Enough training
    3. Haven’t had any opportunities to progress
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    March 2020
  • 5.2/10

    Postperson

    • £10.00 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Enough training
    2. Hard to change shifts
    3. Employer doesn’t understand what’s happening on the ground

    Best thing

    Getting rota weeks off

    Worst thing

    Working saturdays

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    March 2020
  • 7.6/10

    postman

    • £35,000 per year, working a 55 hour week
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Get proper breaks
    2. Treated with respect
    3. Haven’t had any opportunities to progress

    Best thing

    money

    Worst thing

    rain

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    March 2020
  • 6.7/10

    Postman

    • £23,000 per year, working a 38 hour week
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Enough training
    2. Get proper breaks
    3. Not treated with respect
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    March 2020
  • 8.3/10

    Opg

    • £11.00 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Managers don’t change their shifts at short notice
    2. Not working lots of extra hours
    3. Employer doesn’t understand what’s happening on the ground
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    March 2020