labor performed, as by maintenance and clerical workers, that is not considered in computing costs per unit of production.
Click for a side-by-side comparison of meanings. Use the word comparison feature to learn the differences between similar and commonly confused words.
- Compare direct labor.
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024
How to use indirect labor in a sentence
General indirect labor and general expense is added to the combined total of all shop costs.
For accounting purposes, indirect labor is divided into two classes—shop indirect and general indirect.