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

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Sainsbury’s pay 2022

3,396 people who work at Sainsbury’s have taken the Breakroom Quiz. Here's everything they told us about pay per hour, pay by age, and more.

How much do Sainsbury’s pay per hour?

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

Job openings Sainsbury’s pay per hour
Retail and sales assistants

No job openings

£10.00–10.50
Manager 466 jobs £10.82–15.36
Warehouse operative 33 jobs £9.50–14.27
Delivery driver 183 jobs £11.23–11.78
Baker 39 jobs £9.30–10.75
Food services assistant 49 jobs £9.50–10.00
Supervisor 2 jobs £9.20–14.73
HGV driver

No job openings

£13.50–18.61
Sales assistant

No job openings

£9.27–10.09

Based on data from 535 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between April 2021 and September 2022.

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What do Sainsbury’s pay different age groups?

This table shows how hourly pay rates at Sainsbury’s vary between age groups.

Age group Sainsbury’s pay per hour
16-17 £9.50–10.00
18-20 £10.00–11.05
21-24 £10.00–12.33
25 and over £10.00–13.31

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

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Do Sainsbury’s pay breaks?

No. Most people don’t get paid breaks at Sainsbury’s.

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Last updated 6 October 2022

Do Sainsbury’s pay by the hour or annually?

People get paid by the hour at Sainsbury’s.

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Last updated 6 October 2022

Do Sainsbury’s pay enough to live on?

Most people are paid a living wage at Sainsbury’s.

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Last updated 6 October 2022

Do Sainsbury’s pay market rates?

Most people are paid above average for their job at Sainsbury’s.

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Last updated 6 October 2022

Do Sainsbury’s pay minimum wage?

Yes. Most people are paid above the minimum wage at Sainsbury’s.

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Last updated 6 October 2022

Do Sainsbury’s pay sick pay?

Yes. Most people get proper sick pay at Sainsbury’s.

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Last updated 6 October 2022

Do workers at Sainsbury’s do extra work that they don't get paid for?

Rarely. Most people don’t do unpaid extra work at Sainsbury’s.

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Last updated 6 October 2022

What’s the staff discount at Sainsbury’s?

People report getting a 10% staff discount at Sainsbury’s.

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Last updated 6 October 2022