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WHSmith is a retailer. They sell books, stationery, magazines, newspapers, entertainment products and confectionery.


What's the pay for 16 year olds at WHSmith?

The average pay for 16 year olds at WHSmith is between £4.99 and £6.57 per hour.

Here's a breakdown of what 16 year olds are paid in different roles at WHSmith:

Job WHSmith pay per hour for 16 yr olds
Sales assistant £4.99–6.57

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 £11.95
Rest of the UK £10.90

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 £5.28
18-20 £7.49
21-22 £10.18
23 or older £10.42

Last updated 30 May 2023

How we know this

Based on data from 69 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between November 2020 and May 2023.

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