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Base rate

HR Glossary

Base rate

The wage paid to employees for each hour worked, as outlined in an enterprise agreement or employment contract. Workers not covered by an EA or a separate award must be paid the minimum wage determined by the National Minimum Wage Order, reviewed by the Fair Work Commission annually. See our free wage calculator.

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