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Adjective: wage-earning
  1. Working for hourly wages rather than fixed (e.g. annual) salaries
    "wage-earning occupations include manual as well as industrial labour";
    - working-class
  2. Of those who work for wages especially manual or industrial labourers
    "party of the wage-earning proletariat";
    - propertyless, working-class, blue-collar

See also: blue-collar, low-class, lower-class