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incentive pay

noun
1.
additional pay, a higher wage, or a bonus paid to promote the productivity of an employee.
Also called incentive wage.
Origin
1955-1960
1955-60
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  • Add to the mix incentive pay in the form of commissions, and you have a recipe for a full-on educational meltdown.
  • Those who prefer research may do so, and teach a smaller amount and receive accordingly less incentive pay.
  • Another concern is, how much incentive pay is enough.
  • But many of those increases would come in boosts to incentive pay.
  • Employers started to realize that incentive pay sometimes produced undesirable results.

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