The updated rates below apply from October 2015.
The National Minimum Wage rate per hour depends on your age and whether you’re an apprentice – you must be at least school leaving age to get it.
|Year||21 and over||18 to 20||Under 18||Apprentice*|
|2015 (current rate)||£6.70||£5.30||£3.87||£3.30|
*This rate is for apprentice aged 16 to 18 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year. All other apprentices are entitled to the National Minimum Wage for their age.