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wage scale

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

n
1. (Industrial Relations & HR Terms) a schedule of wages paid to workers for various jobs in an industry, company, etc
2. (Industrial Relations & HR Terms) an employer's schedule of wages
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wage′ scale`


n.
a schedule of wages paid workers performing related tasks in an industry or shop.
[1900–05]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.wage scale - a schedule of wages paid for different jobswage scale - a schedule of wages paid for different jobs
graduated table, ordered series, scale, scale of measurement - an ordered reference standard; "judging on a scale of 1 to 10"
sliding scale - a wage scale that fluctuates in response to the cost-of-living index
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wage scale

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