gross pay



The total of an employee's regular remuneration including allowances, overtime pay, commissions, and bonuses, and any other amounts, before any deductions are made.

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  • The man's paycheck had his gross pay on one page and his actual pay after taxes and fees were deducted from his gross pay on a different page so as to not cause any confusion about how much he was actually getting paid.

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  • I wish my net pay was as large as my gross pay because it would go further towards paying my monthly bills.

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  • Although my gross pay was pretty decent, by the time taxes and other fees were taken out I barely had enough left to live on.

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