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Base salary

pay received for a given work period, as an hour or week, but not including additional pay, as for overtime work.
Contemporary Examples

If his wife survives him, she will continue receiving his base salary for six months and will also get $2 million in cash.
He’s One of the Nation’s Highest-Paid CEOs—and You’ve Never Heard of Him Gary Rivlin January 1, 2012

This is on top of his $1.5 million base salary, which remained unchanged.
Jamie Dimon Is Totally Underpaid Joshua M. Brown January 23, 2014

In his final years at Bear Stearns, his base salary was a respectable $84,000.
Bankers to Feel Sorry For William D. Cohan March 26, 2009

According to Glawogger, they also get a base salary and keep 100 percent of their tips.
‘Whores’ Glory’: An Interview With Michael Glawogger Tracy Quan April 27, 2012


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