Salaries and Compensation

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Terms in Salaries and Compensation

Accelerated Vesting

Accelerated vesting allows an employee to quicken the schedule by which one gains access to company stock or stock options as an incentive. read more


An actuary is a professional who assesses and manages the risks of financial investments, insurance policies, and other potentially risky ventures. read more

Agency Automatic Contributions

Agency automatic contributions are contributions made by the federal government to an employee's TSP that equals 1% of their pay. read more


Aguinaldo is an annual Christmas bonus that businesses in Mexico and other Latin American nations are required to pay to their employees. read more

Back Pay

Back pay is the salary and benefits an employee is owed by a former employer after a wrongful termination or a change in salary or status.  read more

Base Pay

Base pay is an employee's initial rate of compensation, excluding extra lump sum compensation or increases in the rate of pay.  read more

Blue Collar

A blue-collar worker is typically a working-class person historically defined by hourly rates of pay and manual labor. read more


A bonus is a financial reward beyond what was expected by the recipient. Learn how companies reward employees with incentive and performance bonuses. read more

Break In Service

A break in service is the loss of benefits when an employee returns to a company over 13 weeks after they left and must wait to become eligible again. read more

Brought Over the Wall

Being "brought over the wall" is when a research employee of an investment bank is lent to the underwriting department to focus on a particular company. read more

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