River Island

  • UK
  • Fashion retailers

Good Jobs Score

Our assessment of how good the jobs are at River Island, based on what 36 employees have told us.

Before you apply for a job at River Island, know what it’s really like…

We’ve surveyed 36 current employees about their job at River Island. They’ve told us their hourly pay rate, staff discount, and much more.

Hourly pay rates

Stores £7.40–8.89

From 20 hourly employees

Warehouses £9.30–11.25

From 7 hourly employees

  • Pays less than the Real Living Wage

    Not great
  • People under 25 get paid less than everyone else doing the same job

    Not great
  • People get paid every four weeks

  • People get paid accurately and on time



  • This employer uses low hours, part time and full time contracts

  • People work the same number of hours they’re contracted for

  • People don’t worry about getting enough hours

  • There’s no consistency in when people get their schedule

    Not great
  • Most managers don’t change people’s shifts at short notice

  • Only some people get enough choice over which shifts they work

    Not great


  • Most people find it easy to book holidays



  • Most people feel stressed here

    Not great
  • Most people feel treated with respect by their managers

  • Students say this is a good place to work if you’re studying

  • Only some people get enough training when they start

    Not great
  • Most people are given support to progress here

  • Only some people feel well informed about how the company is doing

    Not great
  • People think head office doesn’t understand what’s happening where they work