Minimum wage

Minimum wage,

Definition of Minimum wage:

  1. The lowest wage permitted by law or by a special agreement (such as one with a labor union).

  2. Lowest hourly rate an employer can pay an employee. In some countries (such as the US) the minimum wage is set by a statute while in others (such as the UK) it is set by the wage council of each industry.

Synonyms of Minimum wage

Base pay, Compensation, Dismissal wage, Earnings, Escalator clause, Escalator plan, Financial remuneration, Gross income, Guaranteed annual wage, Hire, Income, Living wage, Net income, Pay, Pay and allowances, Payment, Payroll, Portal-to-portal pay, Purchasing power, Real wages, Remuneration, Salary, Severance pay, Sliding scale, Take-home, Take-home pay, Taxable income, Total compensation, Wage, Wage control, Wage freeze, Wage reduction, Wage rollback, Wage scale, Wages, Wages after deductions, Wages after taxes

How to use Minimum wage in a sentence?

  1. Timothy grimaced. The job offer had stated that the wages for this position were competitive, and thus he was very disappointed when the employer only offered him minimum wage .
  2. My son started his entry level job at minimum wage , but he is hoping to do well and soon receive a raise.
  3. A national minimum wage would lead to job losses.
  4. Sally works at McDonalds where she earns a minimum wage pay which is not nearly enough for her to support her husband and son.

Meaning of Minimum wage & Minimum wage Definition