How much do I pay an apprentice? Watch the below FAQ video to find out.
Apprentices are salaried employees during their apprenticeship. There is a national minimum wage for apprentices, pay may be higher but cannot be lower than this.
The minimum wage per hour for an apprentice, correct as at April 2022, is £4.81 during the first year of their apprenticeship at any age.
If the apprentice has completed the first year of their apprenticeship, they are entitled to the minimum wage for their age:
- Under 18 £4.81
- Age 18 to 20 £6.83
- Age 21 to 22 £9.18
- Age 23+ £9.50
Check out our FAQ section for further guidance.