According to About.com, an employer can legally cut the pay of an employee as long as the employer is not violating any employee discrimination laws. Employers cannot cut pay if an employee is under an employment contract that prohibits it.
A:The Bureau of Labor Statistics states that the mean hourly wage for hairdressers in 2012 was $12.88, making the mean yearly wage $26,790. According to the U.S. News and World Report, hairdressers made about $10.91 per hour, or $22,700 a year, in 2012. These mean averages indicate that 50 percent of hairdressers made less than this amount, while 50 percent made more.
A:According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the monthly median income for a physiotherapist, or physical therapist, was $6,655 in 2012. This is based on an annual salary of $79,860. "Median" indicates that half the physiotherapists earned more, while half earned less.
A:Maryland Worker's Compensation data shows that the average final settlement for back injuries in Maryland is $33,748. Most back injury claims in Maryland are for isolated back injuries and combination back injuries, which include the neck, shoulder, knees and leg areas. The agency's data shows that individual back injury settlements ranged up to more than $400,000.
A:Semi-professional leagues are any sports organizations in which the salary is not considered sufficient to live on. As of 2014, Arena Football, considered the most professional among semi-pro organizations, pays its players an average yearly salary of $21,760 to $32,740. The average starting salary for an Arena football player is between $17,920 to $26,880.
A:The hourly pay of a full-time regular mail handler in a USPS distribution center as of 2013 started at $15.85, with basic overtime pay at $23.78. According to the United States Postal Service website, postal employees receive regular pay raises based on length of employment and cost of living increases.
A:As of 2014, the average salary for a professional softball player is between $5,000 and $6,000, according to the National Pro Fastpitch league. Training camp begins in mid-May; the regular season spans through June, July and August and is followed by league championship play.
A:Employment website Indeed reports that the average salary of a mathematics teacher in the United States at any educational level is $55,000, as of 2014. For a high school math teacher, the average salary is $43,000.
A:As of 2014, the average salary for a limo driver is $25,000 per year, according to job site Indeed. Limousine services pay around $8 to $15 per hour. Some limo companies pay drivers a gratuity in addition to a regular salary. The amount of pay varies by company and location.
A:The median pay for musicians and singers was $23.50 per hour as of 2012, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. The highest-paid musicians of 2013 made tens of millions of dollars with a combination of touring, album sales and merchandise. Musicians include instrumentalists and singers across a wide range of disciplines.
A:According to an occupational survey by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics conducted in May 2012, the median annual wage for judges, magistrate judges and magistrates in the United States is $115,760. Judges, magistrate judges and magistrates preside over court hearings and trials in federal, state, county and city courts.
A:According to U.S. Bureau of Labor and Statistics, lawyers in the United States bring home anywhere from $1,452 to $3,266 per week. The length of time that a lawyer has been practicing, the types of cases taken on and even the area of the country where the lawyer practices can all affect earnings.
A:The yearly salary for a neuroscientist can vary widely, ranging anywhere from $50,000 to nearly $200,000 per year, depending on level of experience and the field of employment. Individuals with a doctorate in neuroscience employed in academia can expect to earn between $50,000 and $100,000 per year, with some highly-paid professors earning up to $200,000 per year.
A:Salary plus commission means that an employee is paid a small base salary regardless of performance along with a performance-based incentive known as a commission. Commissions generally take the form of a percentage of an employee's sales but may also be based on other performance criteria.
A:According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the median hourly wage for actors in 2012 was $20.26. This refers to the pay scale that falls in the middle. Half of all the salaries are above it, and half are below it.
A:Monster truck drivers earn an average of $29,000 a year, according to Simply Hired. A monster truck driver's salary can range from $25,000 to $50,000 depending on the state of the industry, the driver's experience, where the driver travels to and the company that hired the driver.
A:The Professional Bowler's Association reported earnings for the 2011 to 2012 season ranging from $100 to $140,250. Earnings are based on performance in PBA tournaments, and three bowlers during this period received more than $100,000 for their efforts.