Primary navigation:

QFINANCE Quick Links
QFINANCE Reference

Home > QFINANCE Dictionary > Definition of wages

Definition of



money in return for work a form of pay given to employees in exchange for the work they have done. Traditionally, the term wages applied to the weekly pay of manual, or nonprofessional workers. In modern usage, the term is often used interchangeably with salary.

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

Back to top