Accounting for Wages

  • Sally Messenger
  • Humphrey Shaw


Wages are usually paid to weekly-paid staff and are generally calculated on the number of hours worked. A swimming pool attendant might work a 40 hour week and be paid £4 an hour, making the weekly wage £160. A Leisure Centre Manager is more likely to be paid a fixed salary for a year, and to receive it in monthly instalments regardless of the hours worked.




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© Sally Messenger and Humphrey Shaw 1993

Authors and Affiliations

  • Sally Messenger
    • 1
  • Humphrey Shaw
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Management Studies for Tourism and Hotel IndustriesUniversity of SurreyUK
  2. 2.The Business SchoolUniversity of North LondonUK

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