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Superdrug pay

How much does Superdrug pay per hour?

£6.26–8.99 from 54 hourly employees at Superdrug

What does Superdrug pay different age groups?

This table shows how hourly pay rates at Superdrug compare to the minimum wage and the Real Living Wage.

Age group Superdrug pay rate Real Living Wage Minimum wage
Under 18 Not enough data yet Only applies to people 18 and over £4.55
18-20 £6.20–8.70 £9.30, £10.75 in London £6.45
21-24 £7.79–9.18 £9.30, £10.75 in London £8.20
25 and over £8.36–12.26 £9.30, £10.75 in London £8.72

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

The Real Living Wage is a voluntary rate employers can sign up to that is based on the real cost of living.

What does Superdrug pay for different types of jobs?

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

Job area Superdrug pay rate
Managers £8.52–9.87
Stores £6.20–8.77

Does Superdrug pay weekly, biweekly or monthly?

People get paid every four weeks

70% of people report they get paid every four weeks

Based on 56 employee responses

Does Superdrug pay accurately and on time?

Usually. Most people get paid accurately and on time

Good

12% of people report they have been paid late or the wrong amount

Based on 34 employee responses

Why this matters

It is important that you are paid correctly and on time - everyone has financial commitments and living expenses to keep on top of. At a good job, you shouldn't have to chase up any payments that are due to you.

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

No. People don’t do unpaid extra work

Excellent

17% of people report that they do extra work that they don’t get paid for

Based on 12 employee responses

Why this matters

Everyone should get paid for any extra work they do, even if it is outside your contracted hours. At a good job, you should be paid for all the time you spend at work.

Does Superdrug pay sick pay?

No. People don’t get proper sick pay

Bad

20% of people say they would get paid if they were sick but scheduled to work

Based on 46 employee responses

Why this matters

Everyone gets sick sometimes. You should be able to take time off without worrying.

At a good job you should still get paid if you’re scheduled to work but can’t due to sickness. Your contract should say how many sick days you can take each year.

This is more than the legal minimum, which says you should only get paid if you are unwell for 4 full days. See Citizens Advice for more details.

Do workers at Superdrug get paid breaks?

Usually. Most people get paid breaks

Good

67% of people say they get paid breaks

Based on 45 employee responses

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.

What staff discount does Superdrug offer?

People get a 30% staff discount on own brand products and 10% staff discount on everything else

People get a 30% staff discount on Superdrug branded products and 10% staff discount on everything else.

Based on 56 employee responses

What people say about pay at Superdrug

  • 4.2/10

    Best thing

    Lots of training easy to progress

    Worst thing

    All management not treated equally, team leaders don’t get enough pay for doing the same job as managers
    Team leader, September 2019