- Amount a worker is paid per unit when doing PIECEWORK.
American business jargon. 2014.
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piece rate — ➔ rate1 * * * piece rate UK US noun [C] HR ► a way of paying for work that is based on a fixed rate for a particular amount done rather than the time it takes to do the job: »They employed workers in developing countries and paid them on a piece… … Financial and business terms
piece-rate — UK US noun [C] HR ► a way of paying for work that is based on a fixed rate for a particular amount done rather than the time it takes to do the job: »They employed workers in developing countries and paid them on a piece rate. piece rate… … Financial and business terms
piece rate — piece ,rate noun count or uncount a rate of pay by which you get a particular amount of money for each piece of work you complete rather than for the amount of time taken to do it … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English
piece rate — In bulk mail, the postage charged for each mailpiece in addition to the pound rate charge, if applicable, for the entire mailing … Glossary of postal terms
piece rate — noun : the price per unit of production paid to a pieceworker * * * compensation based on a worker s quantitative output or production, usually an agreed sum per article of work turned out. [1890 95] * * * piece rate noun A fixed rate paid… … Useful english dictionary
piece rate — UK / US noun [countable/uncountable] Word forms piece rate : singular piece rate plural piece rates a rate of pay by which you get a particular amount of money for each piece of work that you complete rather than for the amount of time it takes… … English dictionary
piece rate — A payment scheme in which an employee is paid a specific price for each unit made. The rate is therefore directly related to output and not to time (compare time rate). This method is often combined with a basic salary and takes the form of a… … Big dictionary of business and management
piece rate — noun (C) an amount of money that is paid for each thing a worker produces: The piece rate was $2.00 per skirt … Longman dictionary of contemporary English
piece rate — / pi:s reɪt/ noun a rate of pay calculated as an amount for each product produced or for each piece of work done and not as an amount for each hour worked ● to earn piece rates … Dictionary of banking and finance
piece rate — noun The monetary amount payed per unit of production in the reward scheme of piece work, contrasting to hourly wage and to salary … Wiktionary
piece rate — /ˈpis reɪt/ (say pees rayt) noun payment based on output or production, usually a fixed sum per piece of work turned out … Australian English dictionary