non·​su·​per·​vi·​so·​ry | \ ˌnän-ˌsü-pər-ˈvī-zə-rē How to pronounce nonsupervisory (audio) , -ˈvīz-rē \

Definition of nonsupervisory

: not supervisory : not relating to or involved in the supervision of others hiring for nonsupervisory positions nonsupervisory employees

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Recent Examples on the Web Average pay for farmworkers in 2019 was $13.99 per hour – 60% of what U.S. production and nonsupervisory workers outside of agriculture averaged, according to analysis by the Economic Policy Institute. Lee A. Dean, The Christian Science Monitor, "For migrant farmworkers, coronavirus adds new burdens," 26 June 2020 The 4% growth rate for nonsupervisory retail workers (of whom there are 13.5 million) meant that wages increased to $16.81 from $16.28. WSJ, "All Is Not Well Today for Low-Wage Workers," 22 Jan. 2020 During Obama’s last four years in office, the average weekly earnings for production and nonsupervisory workers went up 4.9%. USA TODAY, "State of the Union: President Trump stretched and distorted facts about economy, jobs," 5 Feb. 2020 In the two years since the law passed, wage growth, after accounting for inflation, rose only slightly, from 1% to just under 1.4% per year for nonsupervisory workers, according to data from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics. Michael Linden For Cnn Business Perspectives, CNN, "After two years, Trump's tax cuts have failed Americans," 20 Dec. 2019 Production and nonsupervisory employees, who make up the bulk of workers, saw a slight step down in the pace of hourly earnings growth from September of last year — up 3.5%, according to the Labor Department. Los Angeles Times, "Slowing growth of manager pay helps explains tepid U.S. wage gains," 4 Oct. 2019 Census data indicate that in 2016, full-time, year-round nonsupervisory workers who were 50 years old had an average wage 50 percent higher than that of comparable 30-year-old workers. Robert Cherry, National Review, "The Case for More Occupational Training," 25 July 2019 Photo: Getty Images/iStockphoto Wages in May for nonsupervisory employees increased 3.4% year over year, the 10th consecutive month at or above 3%—after a stretch in which wage growth had been below 3% for every month since May 2009. Andy Puzder, WSJ, "Faster Growth Is Paying Off for Low-Skilled Workers," 13 June 2019 Year-over-year growth in total weekly hours worked for nonsupervisory workers slowed to 1.1% in May, from 2.8% in January, and manufacturing overtime hours are 6.7% below the year-earlier level, according to Deutsche Bank. Nick Timiraos, WSJ, "Fed Debates Whether Rate-Cut Moment Has Arrived," 18 June 2019

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1910, in the meaning defined above

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“Nonsupervisory.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 7 Aug. 2020.

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