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As one of the commenters said 給料 means salary, 収入 means income. In terms of remuneration for a job performed at work these are equivalent. Typically people use 給料 to refer to salary (though also 年収 to refer to yearly salary) 収入 can also refer to income (gross) of a company (one certainly wouldn't use 給料 to refer to sales figures)


As someone else pointed out in the comment, this explains the differences: http://kakeibot.doorblog.jp/archives/37164111.html. Basically, 「収入」is the amount of money you receive from your company before you subtract taxes and health assurance fees. 「給与」(not 「給料」) on the other hand, is that same amount of money that is given to you by the company (as 与 ...


If you ask about "actual" difference, the fact is that the major part of their meanings are overlapping so you can't really find an example only one of them is acceptable and others are not. Administrations might define these words as they like. However, according to my personal sense, the basic ideas are: 地区 vs 地帯 vs 地域 They are suitable for indicating ...

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