Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “take-home pay”

See all translations

take-home pay

noun [U]
 
 
( also take-home, also take-home income)
HR, WORKPLACE the amount of money that you earn each month after tax, etc. has been taken away: Non-mortgage debt payments shouldn't exceed 10 to 15% of monthly take-home pay. Average take-home of first-year officer: $66,000.
→  Compare disposable income
Translations of “take-home pay”
in Chinese (Traditional) (扣除稅款等之後的)淨薪,實發工資…
in Chinese (Simplified) (扣除税款等之后的)净薪,实发工资…
(Definition of take-home pay from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of take-home pay?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “take-home pay” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

luck

the force that causes things, especially good things, to happen to you by chance and not as a result of your own efforts or abilities

Word of the Day

A certain je ne sais quoi: French words and phrases used in English

by Liz Walter,
January 21, 2015
It is an odd irony that the more sophisticated your use of English is, the more likely you are to use French words and phrases. Or, to be more accurate, ones you know to be French – words such as ballet, au pair, abattoir, fiancé, café, and restaurant are so entrenched in

Read More 

flower beard noun

January 19, 2015
a beard adorned with flowers And some of said beard-rockers are even turning it up a notch, painting trend on top of trend with what’s come to be known as ‘the flower beard.’

Read More