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Definition of

salary

Finance

payment for work a form of pay given to employees at regular intervals in exchange for the work they have done. Traditionally, a salary is a form of remuneration given to professional employees on a monthly basis. In modern usage, the word refers to any form of pay that employees receive on a regular basis. A salary is usually paid straight into an employee's account.

Definitions of ’salary’ and meaning of ’salary’ are from the book publication, QFINANCE – The Ultimate Resource, © 2009 Bloomsbury Information Ltd. Find definitions for ’salary’ and other financial terms with our online QFINANCE Financial Dictionary.

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