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Sainsbury’s is the third largest supermarket chain in the UK.

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

The average pay for 17 year olds at Sainsbury’s is between £11.00 and £12.00 per hour.

Here's a breakdown of what 17 year olds are paid in different roles at Sainsbury’s:

Job Sainsbury’s pay per hour for 17 yr olds
Trading assistant £11.00-12.00 per hour
Customer service £10.00-12.00 per hour
Online assistant £10.00-11.00 per hour

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

Last updated 20 May 2024

How we know this

Based on data from 57 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between May 2023 and May 2024.

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