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  • as ingrass roots
  • as inwage earner
  • as inworking class
  • as injobholder
  • as inemployee

synonyms for wage-earner

  • Middle America
  • common people
  • hoi polloi
  • laboring class
  • middle class
  • proletariat
  • rank and file
  • the masses
  • wage-earners
  • working class
  • working people
  • breadwinner
  • employee
  • jobholder
  • income producer
  • one who brings home the bacon
  • salaried worker
  • staff member
  • staffer
  • wage slave
  • wageworker
  • grass roots
  • proletariat
  • rank and file
  • common laborer
  • factory laborer
  • factory laborers
  • laboring class
  • plebeians
  • proles
  • the other half
  • unskilled laborer
  • unskilled laborers
  • wage-earners
  • workers
  • workfolk
  • working people
  • working stiff
  • working stiffs
  • workpeople
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How to use wage-earner in a sentence

His ideas took hold, requiring ever more managers to watch the workers and the number of supervisors grew at more than double the rate of wage earners.
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To grasp how low the personal tax burden of the country’s richest Americans is compared with typical wage earners, you also need to count other forms of federal taxes.
YOU MAY BE PAYING A HIGHER TAX RATE THAN A BILLIONAIREBY PAUL KIEL, JEFF ERNSTHAUSEN AND JESSE EISINGERJUNE 8, 2021PROPUBLICA
Creature’s Cullen-Shute wanted to take SPL following the birth of his son in 2015, but being the higher wage earner meant it wasn’t viable.
‘PAID LEAVE IS TOO IMPORTANT TO BE RELEGATED TO A PERK IN TALENT WARS’: AGENCIES AIM TO RESHAPE SHARED PARENTAL LEAVE POLICIESJESSICA DAVIESMAY 25, 2021DIGIDAY
The census indicates that Lawrence is the employer and Willie is a wage earner on his father’s farm.
TIM SCOTT OFTEN TALKS ABOUT HIS GRANDFATHER AND COTTON. THERE’S MORE TO THAT TALE.GLENN KESSLERAPRIL 23, 2021WASHINGTON POST
While restaurant wine sales took a hit that will resonate for years, sales overall benefited from the pandemic’s disproportionate impact on lower-income wage earners.
WINE SALES WILL KEEP RISING AFTER THE PANDEMIC, A NEW REPORT PREDICTS — BUT MAYBE NOT FOR LONGDAVE MCINTYREJANUARY 15, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Cincinnatus will not back to his plow, or, at the best, stands sullenly between his plow-handles arguing for a higher wage.
THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
If the high wage is paid and the short hours are granted, then the price of the thing made, so it seems, rises higher still.
THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
The single employer rightly knows that there is a wage higher than he can pay and hours shorter than he can grant.
THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
They wage war as a tribe on account of wrongs done to a private individual.
THE JESUIT RELATIONS AND ALLIED DOCUMENTS, VOL. II: ACADIA, 1612-1614VARIOUS
The minimum wage law ought to form, in one fashion or another, a part of the code of every community.
THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
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