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pay scalenoun [C]

uk   us   (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 ​payscale. Excellent teachers can ​advance two ​points up the ​payscale.
the different ​levels of ​pay for all ​types of ​work within a particular ​organization or ​area: In today's ​locallabormarket, most ​jobs near the ​bottom of the ​payscale now ​pay $2 to $4 an hour above the ​federalminimum.
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