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Salery vs. Salary: Mastering the Correct Spelling

Edited by Huma Saeed || By Sawaira Riaz || Published on November 22, 2023
"Salery" is an incorrect spelling. The correct spelling is "Salary," which refers to a regular payment for work.

Which is correct: Salery or Salary

How to spell Salary?

Salery is Incorrect

Salary is Correct

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Key Differences

Think of "SALary" like "SALt" – both essential and without the extra 'e'.
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Nov 22, 2023
Remember, "Salary has an ‘a’, just like cash."
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Nov 22, 2023
Envision salary as the value you get, without an 'e'.
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Nov 22, 2023
Use a mnemonic: "You earn a SALary at your SALes job."
Harlon Moss
Nov 22, 2023
Reinforce the connection: "Salary" and "Payment" both have an "a."
Sara Rehman
Nov 22, 2023
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Salary Definitions

Salary is a fixed regular payment, typically monthly, for professional work.
She received a generous salary as a software developer.
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Sep 11, 2023
Salary is distinct from wages, often paid irrespective of hours worked.
He preferred a stable salary over hourly wages.
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Sep 11, 2023
Salary represents an amount compensated for services rendered.
Her salary reflects her skills and expertise.
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Salary refers to a regular compensation given to an employee.
His salary increased after his recent promotion.
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Sep 11, 2023
Salary can denote a remuneration package including benefits.
The job offers a competitive salary and health benefits.
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Sep 11, 2023
Fixed compensation for services, paid to a person on a regular basis.
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Sep 11, 2023
A fixed amount of money paid to a worker, usually calculated on a monthly or annual basis, not hourly, as wages. Implies a degree of professionalism and/or autonomy.
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To pay on the basis of a period of a week or longer, especially to convert from another form of compensation.
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(obsolete) Saline.
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Saline
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Sep 11, 2023
The recompense or consideration paid, or stipulated to be paid, to a person at regular intervals for services; fixed wages, as by the year, quarter, or month; stipend; hire.
This is hire and salary, not revenge.
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Sep 11, 2023
To pay, or agree to pay, a salary to; to attach salary to; as, to salary a clerk; to salary a position.
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Something that remunerates;
Wages were paid by check
He wasted his pay on drink
They saved a quarter of all their earnings
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FAQs

What is the root word of Salary?

The root word is "salarium" from Latin.
Harlon Moss
Nov 22, 2023

Why is it called Salary?

It originates from the Latin "salarium," payment to Roman soldiers for salt.
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Nov 22, 2023

Which vowel is used before Salary?

It depends on context. No inherent vowel precedes "salary."
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Nov 22, 2023

What is the verb form of Salary?

Salary doesn't have a direct verb form, but "salaried" can describe someone who receives a salary.
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Nov 22, 2023

What is the pronunciation of Salary?

It's pronounced as /ˈsæləri/.
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Nov 22, 2023

What is the singular form of Salary?

Salary.
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Nov 22, 2023

What is the plural form of Salary?

Salaries.
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Nov 22, 2023

Which preposition is used with Salary?

Commonly, "of" as in "salary of $50,000."
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Nov 22, 2023

Is Salary an adverb?

No.
Sara Rehman
Nov 22, 2023

Is Salary an abstract noun?

Yes, since it represents an idea or concept.
Janet White
Nov 22, 2023

Is Salary a negative or positive word?

Neutral, but context may provide positive or negative connotations.
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Nov 22, 2023

Is Salary a countable noun?

No, but "salaries" can be counted in terms of different amounts or types.
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Nov 22, 2023

Is Salary a vowel or consonant?

"Salary" is a word containing both vowels and consonants.
Janet White
Nov 22, 2023

Is the Salary term a metaphor?

Not inherently, but it can be used metaphorically.
Harlon Moss
Nov 22, 2023

Is the word Salary imperative?

No.
Janet White
Nov 22, 2023

What is a stressed syllable in Salary?

The first syllable "Sal" is stressed.
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Nov 22, 2023

What is the second form of Salary?

N/A
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Nov 22, 2023

Which conjunction is used with Salary?

No specific conjunction is tied to "salary."
Harlon Moss
Nov 22, 2023

How many syllables are in Salary?

Three.
Sara Rehman
Nov 22, 2023

What is the first form of Salary?

Salary doesn't have verb forms like first, second, or third. It's a noun.
Harlon Moss
Nov 22, 2023

What is the third form of Salary?

N/A
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Nov 22, 2023

Which article is used with Salary?

"A" or "the" depending on the context.
Janet White
Nov 22, 2023

Is Salary a noun or adjective?

It's a noun.
Aimie Carlson
Nov 22, 2023

What is another term for Salary?

Remuneration.
Sara Rehman
Nov 22, 2023

What is the opposite of Salary?

There isn't a direct opposite, but "unpaid" or "volunteer" work contrasts paid salaried work.
Harlon Moss
Nov 22, 2023

Is Salary a collective noun?

No.
Aimie Carlson
Nov 22, 2023

How do we divide Salary into syllables?

Sal-a-ry.
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Nov 22, 2023

What part of speech is Salary?

Noun.
Janet White
Nov 22, 2023

Which determiner is used with Salary?

It's context-dependent, but possibilities include "this", "that", "my", "his", "her", etc.
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Nov 22, 2023

How is Salary used in a sentence?

"She negotiated a higher salary before accepting the job offer."
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Nov 22, 2023
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