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not including paper rounds or money from parents for doing chores.
£2.95 per hour
washing dishes and clearing tables at a café
Sport Soccer, Maidstone Chequers Centre
Selling Fila's and Reebok Classics to the local pondlife.
Local public library.
and also £3.75/hour at a local tourist attraction. ROLLING IN IT.
Glass collector at Old wine vaults in Ilkeston. Only perk of my job was cleaning the blood off toilet walls.
I think it was something like about £5/hr at the age of 15, for four weeks, in an Architect's office.
not sure what's wrong with that lot up there
working in retail
working in a sushi factory in cherry hinton.
which isn't really all that far off what I make now on minimum wage at the bar, I've come a long way :)
but I worked for my dad for several summers in his gardening business. £15 a day.
Coming off a £10 a week paper round, I felt so rich. Although the job was much, much worse.
used to get performance-related bonuses as well sometimes
Saturday & Sunday. 12-hour shift in a grocers when i was about 14. In hindsight, pretty illegal, but £30 at that age was a lot of money. Got sacked for trying to nick 200 Berkeley Red.
Lugging bricks. lasted 3 days
Earned about £3.40 an hour I think, though it was a bit less than that when I first started. Loved Bank Holiday's as I got DOUBLE time.
When I was 16 working at the Sony offices near Basingstoke during a year off school. They had a Sony shop in the office that sold brand new PS2 games for £14 and DVDs for £5. Needless to say I didn't come out of it with a lot of savings.
First full time job (Pearl Assurance in Peterborough) can't remember the various rates of pay for weekend jobs in pubs and at WHSmiths (it was over 20 years ago D:)
selling ride tokens at Winter Wonderland.
After that, got about £2.30, if I IIRC, at Somerfield, as soon as I was 16. Enough from a day's work to buy a technical calculator for school.
Supermarkets used to /properly/ rinse school age employees needle the minimum wage.
By contrast, I bagged a university sandwich placement that was only a few quid shy of 20k pa. Which was nice.
flipping burgers at mcdonalds
Peeling and chipping spuds in a chip shop. Horrible, stinky job.
Doing a paper round
£4.25 at morrisons, supplemented with all the meat and games magazines I could steal
apprenticeship, 40+ hrs a week.
in 2001. I think about 3.50??
to look after a petrol station forecourt and shop by myself between 7-10pm and lock up and cash up. I was 16 :P
collecting and cleaning glasses at Romford Dog tracks on a Friday and Saturday night.
had a salary of £4500
when i left though, i applied for a job in Waitrose. i agreed to start at £3.50, but by the time i started a month or so later(it was a new store) i was getting £5.05, presumably because of a lack of interest at £3.50.
I was the richest I've ever been (I lived at home).
so much free tea and i was always late.
funny story actually, i still *officially* work there as they never sacked me nor did i quit. I just remember saying to them "oh no i cant do that shift its my birthday" and he was like "yeah you can do the morning" and i was like "nah i dont want to" and he sighed, and then after my birthday i was going to a festival and when i got back on the monday i popped my head in the door and was like "have i got any shifts this week" and he was like "nah" and i was like "cool".
NEVER HEARD FROM AGAIN.
Minimum wage for a 17 yr old at the time
Warehouse work putting glass bottles on or off a production line that stuck labels on them. I lasted 3 days.
I was 16 and worked 4 hours a week.
I felt like Richie Rich at the end of the month when I was paid my £30.
Working in an ice cream place on Broadstairs seafront. First thing I bought with that sea of gold doubloons was an Aeroforce One T-shirt. 1992!
so when I was 15, i got £16 for an 8 hour shift and a 16 mile bike ride to get there and back. Luckily I didn't have bills to pay
At a Holiday Inn Express, I was the best paid of all my mates back then too. Being a still-growing 17 year old I did eat my way through about 8 croissants a shift too as no-one there gave a shit if we helped ourselves.
in my first job as the administrative assistant for a nonprofit. Conversion site tells me that is about £3.65/hour so pretty average.