from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Describing someone who is paid a salary as opposed to an hourly worker. Generally indicating a professional or manager.
  • adj. Describing someone who is paid monthly as opposed to weekly.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Receiving a salary; paid by a salary; having a salary attached.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In receipt of a fixed salary or stipulated pay, as distinguished from honorary, or without pay, or remunerated by fees only; having a fixed or stipulated salary: as, a salaried inspector; a salaried office; a salaried post.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. receiving a salary
  • adj. receiving or eligible for compensation
  • adj. for which money is paid


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  • A recent amendment to the federal shield bill being considered in the Senate will exclude non - "salaried" journalists and bloggers from the proposed law's protections.

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  • The "salaried" positions must follow the same rules as hourly.

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  • In spite of lawsuits and court settlements, a clear majority of video game employers continue to toss animators into the "salaried" category, and said employees thereby have the privilege of working an infinite number of hours for a very finite amount of pay.

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  • Companies refer to "salaried" management personnel and "hourly" factory employees, as if to emphasize that blue-collar workers may be jettisoned at any moment.

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  • "i can fix this problem in 10 seconds: all guards are reclassified as salaried employees. probably wouldn't hurt to look at revising staffing levels and procedures to more acurately reflect reality and not what is good for the paycheck. sadly the massive overtime costs pale in comparison to the benefits package costs. this has pretty much been a power play between the union and govt to try to force each other to bend"

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  • When the Bureau of Labor Statistics and the National War Labor Board reported in 1918 that on average, “wage earners and the low or medium salaried families” had more than doubled the percentage of their spending on items other than food, shelter, and clothing since 1875, government policymakers and intellectuals set out to establish a “minimum comfort” budget for working-class families that would be frugal and thus patriotic.

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  • And in the high-tech city of Sendai, on the island of Honshu, a young engineer is exploring salaried posts available in Europe.

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  • That includes 4,000 blue-collar jobs and 750 salaried positions in 2011, plus another 2,500 factory jobs in 2012.

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  • Ford also will add 750 salaried engineering jobs in product development and manufacturing.

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  • "They are trying to give hourly workers the same metrics as salaried workers," GM Vice Chairman Stephen Girsky said Tuesday at the Detroit auto show.

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