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Wages and salaries

wage

noun

an amount of money that you earn for working, usually according to how many hours or days you work each week or month

salary

noun

a particular amount of money that you earn each month or year from your job

pay

noun

money that you receive for doing your job

income

noun

money that someone gets from working or from investing money

earnings

noun

the amount of money that you earn

living

noun

money that you earn to live on

minimum wage

noun

the smallest amount of money that an employer is legally allowed to pay a worker

performance-related pay

noun

pay that increases when you are successful at your job and that goes down when you are not successful

starvation wages

noun

a small amount of money that someone earns that is not enough for ordinary living

rise

noun

a raise in pay

pre-cation

a paid holiday given to a new employee before they start their job

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