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starting salary

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Definition of starting salary in English:

noun

The salary paid to an employee taking up a new post.
Example sentences
  • At £12,000 to £15,000, the starting salaries of customer support employees are about 20 per cent lower than those paid to branch employees.
  • Compared to five years earlier, the relative prospects of Economics graduates have improved, with both starting salaries and employment rates now being better than for all graduates.
  • Today, the National Association of Colleges and Employers released the results of their latest national survey of starting salaries.

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