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pay scale

noun [C]
 
 
( also salary scale, wage scale) HR, WORKPLACE
the different levels of pay for a particular job, relating to different degrees of skill or experience: on the pay scale At the interview, ask where you will be placed on the pay scale. Excellent teachers can advance two points up the pay scale.
the different levels of pay for all types of work within a particular organization or area: In today's local labor market, most jobs near the bottom of the pay scale now pay $2 to $4 an hour above the federal minimum.
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