average salary

average salary UK US noun [C] (plural average salaries) (also average wage [C], also average pay [U]) ECONOMICS, HR
the average amount of money earned by workers in a particular industry, economy, area, etc. during a particular period of time: »

The annual average salary across the company is almost €72,000.


According to the National Education Association, the national average salary for a first-year teacher is less than $33,000.


Last year, new graduates in Scotland earned an average salary of £24,000.


Average pay in the public service sector is estimated to be 40% above the norm in the private sector.

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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