wage increase

This page is about the collocation wage increase

collocation pattern: noun + noun


an increase in the amount of money a wage-earner is paid

For example

  • How long's it been since you had a wage increase?

  • Wage increases haven't been keeping up with the rising cost of living.

Also "wage rise"

Quick Quiz

After getting their wage increase, the workers were

a. celebrating

b. protesting

c. resigning

Contributor: Matt Errey