money that employees receive for doing their job, especially professional employees or people working in an office, usually paid every month
an annual salary of $40 000
a 9% salary increase
She's on a salary of lb24 000.
He gets a basic salary plus commission.
These are all words for money that a person earns or receives for their work.
money that a person receives for their work, or from investments or business
people on low incomes
money that employees get for doing their job, usually paid every week
a weekly wage of lb200
money that employees earn for doing their job
The job offers good rates of pay.
money that employees earn for doing their job, usually paid every month
wage, pay or salary?
Pay is the most general of these three words. Employees who work in factories, etc. get their wages each week. Employees who work in offices or professional people such as teachers or doctors receive a salary that is paid each month, but is usually expressed as an annual figure.
money that a person earns from their work
a rise in average earnings for factory workers
income or earnings?
A person's earnings are money that they have earned for doing a job. They do not include unearned income which the person did nothing to earn, such as interest on a savings account at a bank. An income is typically seen as a regular amount that you can rely on. Earnings are whatever sb manages to earn and may vary from month to month or year to year.