pay grade


noun

the grade of a member of the armed services established according to a scale of increasing amounts of base pay and related to but not identical with official rank.

Nearby words

  1. pay dirt,
  2. pay dirt, hit,
  3. pay down,
  4. pay envelope,
  5. pay for,
  6. pay in,
  7. pay off,
  8. pay one's dues,
  9. pay one's respects,
  10. pay one's way

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