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Royal Mail is the British postal service. They're known for their bright red pillar post boxes.

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Royal Mail pay 2022

1,667 people who work at Royal Mail have taken the Breakroom Quiz. Here's everything they told us about pay per hour, pay by age, and more.

How much do Royal Mail pay per hour?

This table shows how hourly pay rates at Royal Mail compare across the different types of jobs they offer.

Based on data from 349 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between January 2022 and June 2022.

What do Royal Mail pay different age groups?

This table shows how hourly pay rates at Royal Mail vary between age groups.

Age group Royal Mail pay per hour
16-17 Not enough data yet
18-20 Not enough data yet
21-24 £10.64–15.26
25 and over £10.50–15.76

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 £11.05
Rest of the UK £9.90

What is the legal minimum wage?

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

Age group Legal minimum wage
Under 18 £4.81
18-20 £6.83
21-22 £9.18
23 or older £9.50

Do Royal Mail pay breaks?

Yes. Most people get paid breaks at Royal Mail.

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Last updated 3 July 2022

Do Royal Mail pay by the hour or annually?

People get paid by the hour at Royal Mail.

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Last updated 3 July 2022

Do Royal Mail pay enough to live on?

Most people are paid a living wage at Royal Mail.

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Last updated 3 July 2022

Do Royal Mail pay market rates?

Most people are paid above average for their job at Royal Mail.

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Last updated 3 July 2022

Do Royal Mail pay minimum wage?

Yes. Most people are paid above the minimum wage at Royal Mail.

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Last updated 3 July 2022

Do Royal Mail pay sick pay?

Yes. Most people get proper sick pay at Royal Mail.

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Last updated 2 July 2022

Do workers at Royal Mail do extra work that they don't get paid for?

Rarely. Most people don’t do unpaid extra work at Royal Mail.

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Last updated 3 July 2022