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At Pret we work hard, have fun and create joy through food and coffee

Our starting rate is £8.91 per hour*. After  initial training, you will graduate as a Team Member Star earning £9.91 per hour**

But why stop there? If you want to do more there are opportunities to

  • Become a Barista earning £10.41** per hour or…
  • How about a Hot Chef earning £10.41** per hour or…
  • A Team Member Trainer earning £10.41** per hour?

We call these our key roles and we have them in all of our shops. After becoming a key role, many go on to become a Team Leader earning £11.16** per hour and then a Manager. We will support you to learn and grow, the sky is the limit!

  • We pay a weekly bonus (based on great customer service) once you’ve graduated as a Team Member Star (£1.00 for each hour worked)
  • We pay everyone the same for doing the same job (not a different pay rate based on your age)
  • We give you free food when working and 25% discount when you’re not
  • We give you free (comfortable) shoes
  • We offer Apprenticeships
  • We have monthly social and celebration events
  • 28 days holiday
  • A range of contracted hours - definitely no zero hour contracts here!
  • And most of all, we care for and support each other

*All pay rates quoted are based on London and other expensive cities. Pay rates vary across the UK

**Including £1.00 per hour weekly bonus


“The atmosphere is great because you feel as if you're part of a family. The connection I have with the team is unlike anywhere else I've worked.”BrunoTeam Member, Carnaby StreetBecome a team member

“I enjoy being a Barista. During my training, I met many interesting people and their passion and ambition made me believe Pret is the right place to build a long-term career.”

AnzelinaBarista, Warwick WayBecome a Barista

Team Pret


Over 80% of our Managers started as Team Members


9,000 Team Members and above attended a training course at our UK academy in 2019


Earn professional qualifications - We offer Apprenticeships from Level 2 to Level 6

“What I like about working at Pret is that I have a lot of development opportunities, which keeps me motivated.”BlessingTeam Leader, Trafalgar SquareBecome a Team Leader “I love Pret because team happiness is very important to the company and so is making customers happy; it is an amazing feeling.”MaxAssistant Manager, Paddington StationBecome a Manager

Pret Perks


Free Food (When you're working)


Help to Grow (Training and development)


25% off food (When you’re not working)

“Pret has changed me as a person in many ways. I feel like I smile more, I’m more empathetic and approachable. It has also given me time to figure out exactly what I want to do, whilst also saving money, making friends and learning skills.”JordanApprentice, 2017The Pret Apprenticeship JOINSearch all roles