pay packet


: the money that a person regularly earns : a wage or salary
her weekly/monthly pay packet

Examples of pay packet in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The British consumer goods group disclosed that its CEO Hein Schumacher, who took the helm in June last year, could enjoy a pay packet as high as €17.4 million ($18.8 million) in 2024, according to its latest executive remuneration report. Ryan Hogg, Fortune Europe, 15 Mar. 2024 Global job board Indeed found that two-thirds of workers in the U.K. would accept a slash to their pay packet in order to gain a better work-life balance and more flexible working opportunities. Ryan Hogg, Fortune, 20 Oct. 2023 So far, the U.K. government has refused to negotiate on this year’s pay packet for staff in England, which union leaders argue fell way below inflation. Katherine Hignett, Forbes, 13 Feb. 2023 Now, his pay packet will be around $60,000. Byeleanor Pringle, Fortune, 28 Feb. 2023 The pay packet inflation comes despite a hiccup in Evergreen Marine’s operations in 2021, when a vessel operated by the organization infamously blocked the Suez Canal, causing huge disruption across international supply chains. Eleanor Pringle, Fortune, 21 Mar. 2023

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“Pay packet.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 15 Apr. 2024.

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