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base pay

pay received for a given work period, as an hour or week, but not including additional pay, as for overtime work.
Also called base salary, base wage.
Origin of base pay
1915-20 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • In my own college at my university, the great majority of tenure track faculty are making six-figures base pay.
  • But there are other ways that a museum director might favor the handful of trustees who are supplementing his base pay.
  • Variable pay refers to compensation that is received in addition to the base pay.
  • Thereafter, the amount of your base pay depends on the number of days you are eligible for payment.
  • Larger base pay adjustments will be provided to higher performers.
  • If military pay stub is not available, please list your base pay, rank and years of service.

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