Business / Accounting / Wage: Payment for work, usually as calculated in periods of an hour rather than longer. (See Salary.)

Other Words for Wage

Wage Noun Synonyms: carry on, pursue, conduct, engage in, undertake, practise, prosecute, proceed with

Wage Differential

Business / Human Resources (HR) / Wage Differential: Differences in wage rates for similar jobs occurring either due to the location of company, hours of work, working conditions, type of product manufactured or other circumstances. MORE

Wage-Push Inflation

Business / Finance / Wage-Push Inflation: A loan agreement provision allowing the lender to deduct payments from an employee's wages in case of default. MORE

Mean Wage

Business / Human Resources (HR) / Mean Wage: The average wage for a worker in a specified position or occupation, which is determined by adding together the total wages for all incumbents in a specific position or occupation and then dividing it MORE

Minimum Wage

Business / Human Resources (HR) / Minimum Wage: The smallest hourly wage that an employee may be paid for all hours worked, as mandated by federal or state law. MORE

Living Wage

Business / Human Resources (HR) / Living Wage: A wage rate that is sufficient for a worker and his or her family to exist comfortably. MORE

Prevailing Wage

Business / Human Resources (HR) / Prevailing Wage: A rate of pay determined by the U.S. Department of Labor based upon the geographic area for a given class of labor and type of project. MORE