Top 161 Salary Quotes

Words matter. These are the best Salary Quotes from famous people such as Paul Heyse, Susan Wojcicki, Cenk Uygur, James Altucher, Michelle Pfeiffer, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.

In the spring of 1854, some of my publications persuade

In the spring of 1854, some of my publications persuaded King Maximilian II of Bavaria to offer me, at the suggestion of Emanuel Geibel, a position in Munich with an annual salary of 1000 guilders, to take part in his so-called symposia, weekly soirees at which scholars and poets were gathered.
Paul Heyse
Whether it’s salary or a promotion or a job, I think it’s important for women to ask for what they think they deserve.
Susan Wojcicki
I made $70,000 in the 1990s, when I was a corporate lawyer. I didn’t see that salary again until I was on MSNBC.
Cenk Uygur
Don’t stay at the job for safe salary increases over time. That will never get you where you want – freedom from financial worry. Only free time, imagination, creativity, and an ability to disappear will help you deliver value that nobody ever delivered before in the history of mankind.
James Altucher
I act for free, but I demand a huge salary as compensation for all the annoyance of being a public personality. In that sense, I earn every dime I make.
Michelle Pfeiffer
For people who earn on an average about RS 15,000 a month and who travel a lot, if the salary is late then the landlord will throw him out. I know how life is after that because I have been there.
Ritesh Agarwal
TV that people will never see, that giant international corporations will never touch, will never pay your salary.
Norman Lear
The U.K. is one of the few places in the world that has final salary pensions.
Jim Ratcliffe
In ’38, this time I did a job for Mr. Stryker. I went on his payroll at about half the salary I was getting before, to cover what he called Harvest in Ohio.
Ben Shahn
When it comes to landing a good job, many people focus on the role. Although finding the right title, position, and salary is important, there’s another consideration that matters just as much: culture.
Adam Grant
Now I get a very nice salary as a member of Congress, but when I’m in Washington, I sleep in my office.
Jason Chaffetz
In our works at Bethlehem and San Francisco, and all over the United States, I adopted this system: I pay the managers practically no salary. I make them partners in the business, only I don’t let them share in the efforts of any other man.
Charles M. Schwab
I do genre films because I like them or because I need the money. I make a star’s salary when I do horror because I can still open a movie in Italy or Spain or Germany.
Robert Englund
I’d get rid of it, just get rid of the draft altogether. We’d just deal with the salary cap.
Stan Van Gundy
I remember when I got my first salary, Rs 3000/- while working as an assistant director during my college summer vacation and I gave it to my mom.
Ishita Dutta
It wouldn’t be the worst thing in the world if we didn’t have a salary cap.
Jerry Jones
I never refused my help to any person black or white; and I liked the office nonetheless because there were neither fees nor salary connected with it.
Salmon P. Chase
I don’t talk about my salary.
Howard Stern
Initially I even had to work in a textile firm for a meagre salary of Rs. 400 a month. Then things changed for me when I became an assistant to Shekhar Kapoor.
Satish Kaushik
I don’t clean, I don’t make the bed. I spend my salary. I worry a lot. I just don’t worry about socks on the floor.
Amanda Peet
Bare hands grip success better than kid gloves. Be thorough in all things, no matter how small or distasteful! The man who counts his hours and kicks about his salary is a self-elected failure.
Charles M. Schwab
That’s one reason India is an attractive proposition for retiring. Servants are much more reasonable than in England. It’s not exploitation so long as you pay a proper salary.
Miriam Margolyes
One thing I don’t want to feel is marketplace pressure, so I’m really glad I enjoy teaching because I can rely on that for a salary. I think it would be such a different game if I had to write a book that has to sell well.
Aimee Bender
I’ve always been petrified of working for a boss who I didn’t like but who I was in fear of, because I wanted my salary.
Simon Cowell
Even though the UFC is millionaire, trillionaire, we have to live our reality. Unfortunately, the UFC makes all that, we don’t. But I’m happy with my job, happy with my salary.
Jessica Andrade
I went through all my electric bills, the water bills, the phone bills, elevator contracts, and I found enough wasteful spending without reducing any programs anywhere, without reducing any services, I found enough wasteful spending to pay my entire salary for three years.
Thomas Massie
You just have to keep at it and budget yourself; be prudent. It’s art, so you really don’t go into it to make a zillion dollars, but there’s definitely bills to pay, and I want everyone in the band to have a salary and whatever they need.
Cindy Wilson
Dude, I throw a stick. Come on. I get paid a pretty good salary to throw a stick.
Breaux Greer
Since President Kennedy signed the Equal Pay Act in 1963, the gap between men and women’s earnings has narrowed by less than a half-cent per year. At this rate, American women will have to wait until 2062 to bring home the same salary as their male counterparts.
Jackie Speier
If you were my agent and I was making $10 million a movie and made four movies a year, that means you have a salary of $4 million.
Peter Stormare
Most people see a job offer from Google as a victory, and I should have seen it that way. I should have at least seen the salary that way.
Sarah Cooper
At Cornell University, it was well known that after fiv

At Cornell University, it was well known that after five years on Wall Street, you could expect to be making half a million a year in salary and bonus; after 10 years, you could expect a million or more. I had 60 grand of university debt, and my parents had no retirement. I needed that money.
Philipp Meyer
In Georgia and around the country, people are striving for a middle class where a salary truly equals economic security. But instead, families’ hopes are being crushed by Republican leadership that ignores real life or just doesn’t understand it.
Stacey Abrams
My father started out as a musician but he had a salary from a day job working as a health inspector for the government. When he left to set up his own entertainment agency his income became more uncertain.
Carol Drinkwater
I sell my first book to Random House, a memoir of my years as a war photographer, for twice my NBC salary.
Deborah Copaken Kogan
If you want to win in this league, you need quality depth management, in the age of the salary cap.
Robert Kraft
Even if I were offered twice my salary elsewhere, I would stay at Juve. Doing so would make me proud, as it is a worthy thing to do.
Gianluigi Buffon
The harsh reality is that if you are middle-aged, write computer code for a living, and earn a six-figure salary, you’re headed for the unemployment lines. Your market value declines as you age, and it becomes harder and harder to get a job.
Vivek Wadhwa
I buy my own clothes. I have a teacher’s salary.
Jill Biden
My first pay cheque was when I was a security guard in a Benetton showroom, which was Rs 900. I took all my security guard friends for a treat to eat Chinese food and ended up spending my entire salary in just three days, leaving me with no choice but to rely on my friends for food for the entire month.
Amit Sadh
In my mom’s case, she did a fantastic job. She raised four well-rounded, smart boys on a public school teacher’s salary. She’s impressive. She was always there for us. She sacrificed for us constantly.
Brook Lopez
Everyone has a salary. Everyone has hopes and dreams for where they can invest their money. Everyone wants to do the best they can with it, and they don’t want to be subjected to any sort of predatory lending.
Dede Gardner
Frankly, any city person who doesn’t think I deserve a white-collar salary as a farmer doesn’t deserve my special food.
Joel Salatin
All workers, whether they are employed in the private or public sector, should avoid living ‘paycheck to paycheck.’ Studies show that every household wastes 10% or more of its salary or income on unnecessary expenditures or by not taking the time to shop for better prices. It’s all a matter of proper budgeting.
Mark Skousen
I didn’t decide I was crazy until 1952. That’s when I began making a steady salary and could afford to be crazy.
Allan Sherman
I think Paul Hollywood was quite perfectly within his rights to stay with Love Productions. They’d made him famous, he was getting a decent salary and he was enjoying it. Why shouldn’t he stay with them?
Prue Leith
I know NBC pays my salary but I have never doubted who I work for. I think about the people who watch. They’re the ones who matter to me.
Ann Curry
Both class and race survive education, and neither should. What is education then? If it doesn’t help a human being to recognize that humanity is humanity, what is it for? So you can make a bigger salary than other people?
Beah Richards
The players wanted more money, higher salary caps and they didn’t have that family relationship we felt with the players. Mentally, the players were more businesslike.
Guy Lafleur
My program intends to outsource tree plantation to uneducated rural men and women with a monthly salary of Rs5,000 for barely an hour’s work.
H. D. Kumaraswamy
The entertainment business is and always has been about money, and it’s about, ‘Does that person merit that salary?’ The fact is that that the business, in my view, has been somewhat bankrupt for years – only the new media made it viable.
Mike Medavoy
I’m trying to set a good example. I don’t need to take a high salary, which would impede the success of Morningstar.
Joe Mansueto
For so long, women have been waiting to get recognized. The world doesn’t work that way. We need to teach girls that it’s OK to ask for what you want when it comes to your salary or whatever it is you want to enhance your career. No one is going to notice you no matter how amazing you are.
Reshma Saujani