from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The scale of wages paid to employees for the various jobs within an industry, factory, or company.

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  • noun business A system of remuneration for workers which specifies levels of payment based on set criteria, such as the skill levels of the various jobs or the number of years of experience possessed by workers.

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

  • noun a schedule of wages paid for different jobs


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