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noun as in money paid for work done


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Bannon is the group’s president and is described as working 80 hours a week for the group with no salary.

The company cut its dividend for the second quarter by 38 percent, suspended more than $1 billion of development projects and temporarily reduced staff salaries by as much as 30 percent.

From Ozy

Because all of our big sports, the average salaries are in the millions of dollars.

The researchers surmised that the company would have to raise salaries by a third in order to compete with simple messaging of social impact.

From Fortune

Under the scheme, the UK government pays workers up to 80% of their salary for a limited period of time, allowing companies to retain them without paying them—though companies were allowed to top up the government money.

From Quartz

They will still receive a salary if something is to happen to Ziad, but she is trying to make sure she saves as much as possible.

Yes, lawyers bill by the hour but are paid an annual salary—plus bonuses.

Clinkscales is still a cop, and made more than $100,000 in salary and overtime last year.

Still, he admitted—without disclosing his salary—that he wondered whether the paychecks were too good to last.

He looks like a man of the woods, but works at The Nerdery, programming for a healthy salary and benefits.

With this object in view, he has been continually paid his salary from the judicial expenses.

Sir Peter Edlin, it seems, has been doing treble the amount of work for a two-third's salary.

Thimbletoes doesn't fancy that, you know, because the Prime Minister has all the honey he wants, by way of a salary.

Your Majesty assigns him no salary, for it seems to be your intention to have him attend to that duty with his salary as fiscal.

Twenty dollars a month is the salary, and school keeps for six months, so I shall earn the large sum of $120 a year.

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On this page you'll find 44 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to salary, such as: earnings, fee, income, pay, payroll, and stipend.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.