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English definition of “salary”

salary

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 €100,000.be on a salary of sth He must be on a salary of at least $90,000.pay 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 noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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