Definitions for Salaryˈsæl ə ri
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wage, pay, earnings, remuneration, salary(noun)
something that remunerates
"wages were paid by check"; "he wasted his pay on drink"; "they saved a quarter of all their earnings"
A fixed amount of money paid to a worker, usually measured on a monthly or annual basis, not hourly, as wages. Implies a degree of professionalism and/or autonomy.
To pay on the basis of a period of a week or longer, especially to convert from another form of compensation.
Origin: From salarium, from sal
the recompense or consideration paid, or stipulated to be paid, to a person at regular intervals for services; fixed wages, as by the year, quarter, or month; stipend; hire
to pay, or agree to pay, a salary to; to attach salary to; as, to salary a clerk; to salary a position
Origin: [L. salarius.]
A salary is a form of periodic payment from an employer to an employee, which may be specified in an employment contract. It is contrasted with piece wages, where each job, hour or other unit is paid separately, rather than on a periodic basis. From the point of a view of running a business, salary can also be viewed as the cost of acquiring human resources for running operations, and is then termed personnel expense or salary expense. In accounting, salaries are recorded in payroll accounts. Salary is a fixed amount of money or compensation paid to an employee by an employer in return for work performed. Salary is commonly paid in stages at fixed intervals, for example, monthly payments of one-twelfth of the annual salary. Salary is determined by market pay rates for people doing similar work in similar industries in the same region. Salary is also determined by the pay rates and salary ranges established by an individual employer. Salary is also affected by the number of people available to perform the specific job in the employer's employment locale.
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Rank popularity for the word 'Salary' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2349
Rank popularity for the word 'Salary' in Nouns Frequency: #1412
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
I now had a voice, a salary.
I don't know what else to do. My salary is just not enough.
Working all day chasing a salary high enough to cover the rent seemed pointless.
After five years of salary cuts and harsh measures the Europeans still want more.
We have not instituted pay cuts, but we have actually frozen salary increases as well.
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Translations for Salary
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- راتب, أجرArabic
- salariCatalan, Valencian
- salario, sueldoSpanish
- kiinteä palkka, kuukausipalkkaFinnish
- tuarasdal, tuarastalScottish Gaelic
- שכר, משכורתHebrew
- मासिक वेतन, वेतन, तनख़्वाहHindi
- föst laun, kaup, launIcelandic
- salario, stipendioItalian
- サラリー, 給料Japanese
- 봉급, 임금, 급료Korean
- miz, muçe, mehane, مهعاش, meaşKurdish
- ݢاجي, ujrah, اجره, gajiMalay
- salaris, loonDutch
- wynagrodzenie, płaca, pensjaPolish
- заработная плата, зарплата, жалованиеRussian
- aylık, maaşTurkish
- traitmint, salåreWalloon
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