Fixed compensation for services, paid to a person on a regular basis.
A fixed payment at regular intervals for services, esp. when clerical or professional.
The definition of a salary is a regular fixed payment that a person earns for performing work during a specific period of time.
An example of salary is the fixed salary of $100,000 a year paid to a doctor.
Origin of salary
Middle English salarie from Anglo-Norman from Latin salārium money given to Roman soldiers to buy salt from neuter of salārius pertaining to salt from sāl salt sal- in Indo-European roots