salary
noun
  1. a regular payment for work done, made to an employee usually as a cheque at the end of each month

    Examples
    • The company froze all salaries for a six-month period.

    • The salary may be low, but the fringe benefits attached to the job are good.

    • She got a salary increase in June.

  2. the amount paid to an employee, shown as a monthly, quarterly or yearly total

    (Note The plural is salaries.)
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