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A salary is a fixed amount of money paid to an employee for his work contribution. Regardless of how many hours were worked, the salary amount remains the same. More »

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As of 2012, a good salary that allows a person to live comfortably is roughly $50,000 a year, according Forbes. This number can either increase or decrease depending on the cost of living in a specific region. More »

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As of 2014, astrophysicist salaries in the United States range between $59,000 and $89,000, with the average salary at $73,623. Astrophysicists and astronomers study the skies and extraterrestrial phenomena through teles... More »

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Severance pay is a specified amount of money that an employer pays an employee who is no longer in their current position. Reasons for severance pay include layoffs, elimination of a position or a mutual agreement to par... More »

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A 401(k) plan is a type of retirement plan that is offered by an employer as a benefit to an employee, usually with the employee dedicating a specific amount of money to the plan with each paycheck and the employer often... More »

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To negotiate a pay raise as an employee, you must first determine your worth based on your contribution to the company. To determine your value to the company, consider your job duties, level of responsibility and profes... More »

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Olympic athletes do not get paid a base amount of money for attending the Olympics. Most Olympic athletes rely on a combination of endorsements, training centers, individual sports' governing bodies, initiatives from the... More »

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