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.

1915–20 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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Base salary has stabilised, though it was never the fastest-growing part of pay.
The possibility of loosing money from ones base salary should be part and
  parcel of every compensation structure.
Compensation will include a base salary, commissions, and a bonus plan.
Faculty members can also earn an additional two months' of base salary for
  eligible funded research activities.
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