Meaning of “basic salary” in the English Dictionary

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"basic salary" in Business English

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basic salarynoun [ C or U ]

uk us 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 salary
pay 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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