Wage Expense

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Definition: Wage Expense


Wage Expense


Full Definition of Wage Expense


An accounting entry on an income statement that reflects the total amount of compensation earned by employees for the reporting period. When using the accrual method of accounting, wage expense is reported as earned, not as paid.


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Definition Sources


Definitions for Wage Expense are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

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