Definition of pay scale in English:

pay scale

Syllabification: pay scale


  • A graded scale of wages or salaries paid within a particular organization or profession: a disproportionate number of women are in the lower half of the pay scale
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    • He points out that in the past the only drawback was the pay scale, which has now been bumped up to competitive levels.
    • One example is the crew's pay scale, which Andy admits is higher than the local average.
    • But yesterday they defended the new chief's pay scale.

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