salary has definitions from the field of business
[ noun ] (business) something that remunerates


"wages were paid by check" "he wasted his pay on drink" "they saved a quarter of all their earnings"

Used in print

([Anonymous,] "The Attack on Employee Services"...)

Do you insist that unneeded salary employees take their vacations during plant shutdowns ?

(Your Federal Income Tax. 1962 Edition (Revised to...)

Outside salesmen deduct all expenses attributable to earning a salary , commission , or other compensation .

(Raymond J. Corsini et al., Roleplaying in Business...)

The position of receptionist was opened in a large office and an announcement was made to the other girls already working that they could apply for this job which had higher prestige and slightly higher salary than typing and clerking positions .

(Doris Miles Disney, Mrs. Meeker's Money....)

Two millions were added to what had been set_aside for it in Mrs._Meeker 's lifetime , and the proviso made that as long as Brian_Thayer continued to discharge his duties as administrator of the fund to the satisfaction of the board_of_trustees ( hereinafter appointed by the bank administering the estate ) he was to be retained in his present capacity at a salary commensurate with the increased responsibilities enlargement of the fund would entail .

His salary had reached the ten_thousand mark .