steady paycheck


: income from a job that lasts or continues for a period of time in a dependable way
When I was in college, I earned my first steady paycheck as a waitress.

Examples of steady paycheck in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web These days, members cannot even count on a steady paycheck. Loveday Morris, Washington Post, 5 Mar. 2024 If the startup fails, the steady paycheck at a bank seems reassuring. Iese Business School, Forbes, 15 Feb. 2024 For some, the financial impact of caregiving and the need for a steady paycheck to support their longer, healthier life spans have made traditional retirement impossible. Alexa Mikhail, Fortune Well, 26 Jan. 2024 In the near future, Teresa is a middle-aged Massachusetts native without a career, a steady paycheck or a corporate teleology. Matt Pearce, Los Angeles Times, 12 Dec. 2023 But even with a steady paycheck from White Horse, Mars still couldn’t afford his own place and had to crash on the floor of an apartment Clay shared with White Horse drummer Jack Valentine. Andy Greene, Rolling Stone, 24 June 2023 Now, there’s nothing wrong with accurately informing potential recruits about the G.I. Bill’s educational benefit, the promise of a steady paycheck, or TriCare health insurance for dependents. The Editors, National Review, 24 Aug. 2022 For many workers, the year without a steady paycheck was a struggle. Hugo Martín, Los Angeles Times, 29 Apr. 2021 Earning a steady paycheck is a prime objective, and rightfully so. Amy Blaschka, Forbes, 10 Apr. 2021

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“Steady paycheck.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 May. 2024.

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