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    anyone got a job there and know what the starting wage per hr is for an 18yr old


    im at tesco.

    Firstly its a great place to work- u get to meet loads of ppl.

    I think for an 18yr old starting would be about £5.50 per hour. When i started at 16 i was on £3.83. Then after 6 months this went to £4.17. After a year of joining this raised to £4.40 and then when i turned 18 it went to £5.00. At our store we were just given another pay rise of 50p her hour so right now im on £6.10 per hour.

    Sundays you get time and a half rate.......

    You get paid more on tills, and for specialist jobs such as security etc

    Average starting wage for an 18 year old is somewhere around £4.90. You start earning more money when you've been there over a year. Checkouts get paid more than shopfloor (only marginally).

    When I started working for them at 16, i was on £3.70.

    I then moved to checkouts and got £4.00. By 17 this had gone up to £4.90 because I was also a first aider. I also got moved to working on the customer service desk and had an extra 60p an hour.

    At 17 and a half I was promoted and was earning a few more quid extra an hour :eek:

    Tesco are cool to work for :cool:

    Tescos paid me:
    £5.45ph -> 1st month (at 18),
    £5.60 -> 2nd month, then
    £5.83 -> 3rd month!

    i dont know why. think thats the rate itll stay at for a while now. plus we get a location pay, which isnt much and works out about the same as my tax anyway. i work on shop floor btw. tills get about £6.50. its pretty easy money, but i find it dull as hell sometimes.

    i plan to leave soon though and sort out some sort of goal for my career. Tescos have been really good to me though, and i find most people say the same. although they dont (where i am) seem to have any proper induction-training thing, which is pretty scary at first, you soon learn it all. ive only been there 3 months and theyve let me have loads of holiday to see my family, plus i got a four week holiday to australia out of them when im only entitled to 8 days of something at the mo. work hard for them and it pays off

    What's the "interview" like?

    I heard that Sundays are time and a half or double ... are they?

    Ems x

    some staff get time and a half on sundaysbut they changed it recently, so i think new staff get time + £1 which is pretty crap. bank holidays rule though, you get paid for being there AND for not being there AND whatever your additional sunday rate is.

    so id get: time + time+ £1 = £12.66ph
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