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noun [C or U]
/ˈsæləri/ (plural salaries)
HR, WORKPLACE the total amount of money that an employee is paid every year to do their job, or one of the payments they receive each month as part of this: an annual/a monthly salary Her annual salary exceeds €100, on a salary of sth He must be on a salary of at least $90, sb a salary of sth I was being paid a salary of around $75,000. earn/get a salary high/low salarysalary increase/cut Employees say they expect salary cuts of 13% or more. Your starting salary will be in line with your previous experience.on (a) salary I have six more months on salary after I step down. He earns about $1.2 million in salary and benefits at the bank. a competitive salary
→ See also average salary, base salary, basic salary, final-salary, net salary, starting salary
(Definition of salary from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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