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Confusing Words > salary and wages
Does "bored" mean the same as "boring"? What's the difference between "funny" and "fun"? Here are some commonly confused English word pairs.

SALARY AND WAGES
salary - a fixed amount of money agreed every year as pay for an employee, usually paid directly into his or her bank account every month

Examples:

an annual salary of 35 000

Her net monthly salary is 2500.

a 5% salary increase

Paul's on quite a good salary in his present job.

To apply for a position please send your CV together with a covering letter or email stating your salary expectations to the person indicated.

Salary negotiation is asking for a salary increase, a pay rise, or simply more money.

In return you will receive continuous training, competitive salary, commission & overtime.


wage / wages - the money paid in return for a person's work, esp. when paid weekly or daily rather than monthly

Examples:

A minimum wage is the lowest hourly, daily, or monthly wage that employers may legally pay to employees or workers.

Low-wage workplaces are often physically damaging.

Mike's death hit his parents hard as he was the only wage earner in the family.








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