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Do Subway pay breaks?

Not always. Most people don’t get paid breaks at Subway.

Fast Food Restaurants who pay breaks include Five Guys, Greggs and Itsu.

Last updated 28 January, 2022

How we know this

Based on 296 job reviews from people who work at Subway.

71% of people say they don’t get paid breaks

Why this matters

A good job should have paid breaks.

You should be paid for all your time at work, whether you’re on a break or not.

Which fast food restaurants pay breaks?

  1. Five Guys Breaks are paid
  2. Greggs Breaks are paid
  3. Itsu Breaks are paid

What people are saying about sick pay at Subway

  • Best thing

    The team, flexible hours, workload

    Worst thing

    Short breaks
    Occasionally staying late to lockup without pay


    Subway Employee, January 2022

  • Best thing

    Other employees

    Worst thing

    Not enough staff to complete tasks, not being paid to clean up after shift is over, being left alone for long periods of time and often having to take breaks between serving customers, no staff discount


    Subway Employee, December 2021

  • Best thing

    people I work with and the ease of the job

    Worst thing

    customers and unpaid breaks, especially since I don't normally take them


    Subway Employee, August 2021

  • Best thing

    Travel time.

    Worst thing

    Lack of communication from management,
    Disrespectful management,
    Inability to take breaks,
    Low salary in comparison to the level of work required for the job role.


    Subway Manager, June 2020

  • Best thing

    Manager tried they're best to ensure we get the days off we want and holidays.

    Worst thing

    Think the wage isn't good enough
    Not guaranteed enough hours
    Unpaid breaks


    Subway Supervisor, December 2019