earning capacity

Definition

Variationearning power
noun
the amount of money someone should be able to earn

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You should try and figure out a way to get the highest earning capacity that you can for your company.

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The earning capacity of individuals graduating from college with a four year degree far exceeds that of those who choose not to attend.

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The young trader was eager to to start his new job at the hedge fund, but it took him a while before he acquired the earning capacity of more seasoned traders.

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