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Definition of "wage scale" []

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

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "wage scale" in a sentence
  • "A proclamation on October 20, 1984, stated that “factory workers will enjoy free-enterprise incentives—including the freedom to change jobs—and a wage scale keyed to the real difficulties of their jobs”8 The People’s Daily in Beijing also published an editorial stating that the country could not rely on Marx’s and Lenin’s doctrines to solve all present problems."