White-collar worker

social class; person who performs intellectual labor

A white-collar worker is a worker who has a high salary for doing a job that needs a lot of skill but do not do jobs that need a lot of labor like a blue-collar worker. They are also called "shirt and tie" workers and got the name "white-collar worker" because many of them would wear good clothes with white collars. An example of a white-collar worker is a person who works at an office or at a desk. White collar workers usually make more money then blue-collar workers.[1]

Office workers are an example of white-collar workers

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  1. "White Collar". Retrieved 3 March 2021.