Sainsbury’s

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sainsburys.co.uk

Good Jobs Score

Our assessment of how good the jobs are at Sainsbury’s, based on what 86 employees have told us.

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

We’ve surveyed 86 current employees about their job at Sainsbury’s. They’ve told us their hourly pay rate, staff discount, and much more.

Hourly pay rates

Drivers £8.95–9.97

From 7 hourly employees

Front of house £9.06–9.20

From 4 hourly employees

Kitchens £9.20

From 3 hourly employees

Managers £9.20–10.35

From 4 hourly employees

Stores £9.20–9.25

From 60 hourly employees

Warehouses £9.20–10.81

From 4 hourly employees

  • Pays less than the Real Living Wage

    Not great
  • People under 25 get paid equally to everyone else doing the same job

    Excellent
  • People get paid every four weeks

  • People get paid accurately and on time

    Good

Hours

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

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

    Excellent
  • People don’t worry about getting enough hours

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

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

    Good
  • Most people get enough choice over which shifts they work

    Good
  • Most people find it easy to change shifts

    Good

Benefits

  • People get a 10% staff discount in Sainsbury's and Argos.

  • People don’t get paid breaks

    Not great
  • People get proper sick pay

    Excellent
  • Most people find it easy to book holidays

    Good

Workplace

  • Most people feel stressed here

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

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

    Excellent
  • Most parents say this is a good place to work if you have childcare responsibilities

    Good
  • Most people get enough training when they start

    Good
  • Only some people are given support to progress here

    Not great
  • 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

    Bad