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English definition of “basic salary”

basic salary

noun [C or U]
 
 
(US usually base salary)
HR the amount of money that someone earns every year in their job, not including any extra payments they may receive: earn/be on/get a basic salary of She earns a basic salary of £450K per annum. On top of his basic salary, the CEO could also receive share benefits. a modest increase in basic salarypay a basic salary For the right person, we are willing to pay a basic salary of $200,000, plus bonus.
(Definition of basic salary from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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