National Minimum Wage Updates - April 2019

The National Minimum Wage rate per hour depends on your age and whether you’re an apprentice.

Please see the latest rates from 1st April 2019 below and you can also find further information on the GOV.UK website, including previous years minimum wage rates.


  • 25 and over - £8.21
  • 21 to 24 - £7.70
  • 18 to 20 - £6.15
  • Under 18 - £4.35
  • Apprentice - £3.90*

*Apprentices are entitled to the apprentice rate if they’re either:

  • aged under 19
  • aged 19 or over and in the first year of their apprenticeship