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

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WHSmith pay 2022

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

How much do WHSmith pay per hour?

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

Based on data from 113 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between March 2020 and May 2022.

What do WHSmith pay different age groups?

This table shows how hourly pay rates at WHSmith vary between age groups.

Age group WHSmith pay per hour
16-17 £4.59–5.53
18-20 £6.52–7.15
21-24 £8.36–10.00
25 and over £8.45–10.36

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

Do WHSmith pay breaks?

No. Most people don’t get paid breaks at WHSmith.

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Last updated 28 June 2022

Do WHSmith pay by the hour or annually?

People get paid by the hour at WHSmith.

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Last updated 28 June 2022

Do WHSmith pay enough to live on?

Most people are not paid a living wage at WHSmith.

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Last updated 28 June 2022

Do WHSmith pay market rates?

Most people are paid less than average for their job at WHSmith.

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Last updated 24 June 2022

Do WHSmith pay minimum wage?

Yes. Most people are paid above the minimum wage at WHSmith.

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Last updated 28 June 2022

Do WHSmith pay sick pay?

No. Most people don’t get proper sick pay at WHSmith.

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Last updated 28 June 2022

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

Sometimes. Some people do unpaid extra work at WHSmith.

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Last updated 28 June 2022