Simple Definition of salary
: an amount of money that an employee is paid each year
Full Definition of salary
: fixed compensation paid regularly for services
Examples of salary
She was offered a salary of $50,000 a year.
Employees receive an annual increase in salary.
Origin of salary
Middle English salarie, from Anglo-French, from Latin salarium pension, salary, from neuter of salarius of salt, from sal salt — more at salt
First Known Use: 13th century
SALARY Defined for Kids
Definition of salary
: a fixed amount of money paid regularly for work done
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