starting salary


: the salary people are paid when they start a job

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Under the new pay scale, correctional officer trainees who complete the 10-week academy will have a starting salary of no less than $50,712, about $12,000 to $15,000 more than under the old plan. Mike Cason |, al, 16 Mar. 2023 In 2021/22, the average graduate starting salary in the UK was £30,921, according to a survey of the Institute of Student Employers (ISE). Helen Chandler-wilde, Fortune, 10 Mar. 2023 The Ann Arbor Area Transportation Authority, known as TheRide, was also on the list with a starting salary for drivers of $28.65 per hour. Eric D. Lawrence, Detroit Free Press, 18 Feb. 2023 Salary increases account for about 44% of the budget’s growth, with the school system on pace to achieve the minimum $60,000 starting salary for teachers by July 1, 2026, as mandated by the Blueprint. Ethan Ehrenhaft, Baltimore Sun, 17 Feb. 2023

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“Starting salary.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Mar. 2023.

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