starting salary

noun

: the salary people are paid when they start a job

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Recent Examples on the Web Ware now can’t be traded for 30 days after signing his rookie-scale contract, which is worth $20.5 million over the next four seasons and includes a starting salary of $4.2 million for this upcoming season. Anthony Chiang, Miami Herald, 2 July 2024 In October 2022, federal officials allege Burke started working at the company with a starting salary of $500,000. Minnah Arshad, USA TODAY, 1 June 2024 The National Association of Colleges and Employers analyzed the starting salaries for the class of 2022 and found that those who had a master’s degree in computer and information sciences enjoyed an average starting salary of $105,894. Amanda Gerut, Fortune, 31 May 2024 The average new grad's starting salary in New York is $64,134, which equates to only $28,500 in other cities when adjusted for the cost of living, Gusto found. Aimee Picchi, CBS News, 21 May 2024 When the Indiana Fever picked Clark in the draft, many — including President Biden — were shocked to learn her starting salary: $76,535. Santul Nerkar, New York Times, 18 May 2024 How celebrities could interpret 2024 Met Gala theme 04:04 Condé Nast's union said the new contract will guarantee a minimum starting salary of $61,500; end a two-tier wage system that led to lower pay for long-term freelancers; and offer two additional weeks of family leave, among other benefits. Megan Cerullo, CBS News, 6 May 2024 Maybe the student won’t graduate, maybe the post-graduate job market will be lousy, or maybe the graduate will choose a profession with a low starting salary. Jill Schlesinger, The Mercury News, 22 Apr. 2024 In Wall's school district, this year's starting salary of $46,650 is up 8% from last year's $43,100, said Shain Bergan, Kansas City Public Schools public relations coordinator. USA TODAY, 14 Mar. 2024

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“Starting salary.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/starting%20salary. Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

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