Definition of base pay in English:
The base rate of pay for a job or activity, excluding additional payments such as overtime or bonuses.
- For decades the courts have thrown the book at cheapskate bosses who chisel workers out of legal overtime by cutting base pay this way… but now they'll have a new defense: Bush made me do it.
- In the first half of the year, CEO base pay grew 4.3 percent.
- Gee, a bonus of over $100k, on top of his almost half million dollar base pay, for failing to meet company goals.
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