Meaning of “at-risk” in the English Dictionary

"at-risk" in Business English

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at-riskadjective [ before noun ]

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HR used to describe a part of some employees' pay that they only get if they do their job well:

at-risk pay/compensation No at-risk pay is awarded for performance that does not meet expectations.
Under the agreement, the term "annual base pay rate" will be redefined to exclude all at-risk compensation.

(Definition of “at-risk” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)