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noun
a schedule of wages paid workers performing related tasks in an industry or shop.
a particular employer's wage schedule.
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Origin of wage scale

First recorded in 1900–05
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British Dictionary definitions for wage scale

wage scale

noun
a schedule of wages paid to workers for various jobs in an industry, company, etc
an employer's schedule of wages
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Cultural definitions for wage scale

wage scale

A schedule of the wages paid to different classes of workers in a company.

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