National Minimum Wage and National Living Wage rates
Effective from April 2018

Current rates

These rates are for the National Living Wage and the National Minimum Wage.
The rates change every April.

April 2017

25 & Over: £7.50

21 – 24: £7.05

18-20: £5.60

Under 18: £4.05

Apprentice: £3.50

 

April 2018

25 & Over: £7.83

21 – 24: £7.38

18-20: £5.90

Under 18: £4.20

Apprentice: £3.70

Apprentices

Apprentices are entitled to the apprentice rate if either:
Aged under 19;
or aged 19 or over and in the first year of their apprenticeship.