# 500 US Dollars Every Two Weeks

Representing **500 dollars every two weeks** in structured data on a website is complex and not straightforward.

"$500 every two weeks weeks" is a quantitative value. Its main properties are a *monetary amount* and a *unit of measurement*.

*"$500"* is the monetary amount in "$500 every two weeks"

*"every two weeks"* is the unit of measure in "$500 every two weeks". It actually means "per two weeks".
Therefore, the unit of measurement is a *reciprocal of the unit of time* two weeks represent.

## Alternate Names

There are alternative names for "every two weeks", for example, "a fortnight" "per fortnight", "fortnightly", "/ fortnight", "every other week", or "/ two weeks".

Commonly "every two weeks" is also referred to as "bi-weekly" or "biweekly". Yet, this is an ambiguous expression.
The prefix "bi" implies a twice-per-week occurrence.
Yet, for example in payroll processing, if workers are paid every other week, it is referred to as a *bi-weekly pay schedule*.

Also, people use different names for a "dollar", such as its currency symbol "$", its code "USD", or various nicknames. A common nickname for the "US dollar" is "buck"

Combining these different expressions with different formats of the number, we get a long list of alternate names for the same quantitative value.

- $500 per bi-week
- $500 bi-weekly
- $500 biweekly
- $500 every two weeks
- $500 per bi-week
- $500 a fortnight
- $500 bi-weekly
- $500 biweekly
- $500 every two weeks
- 500 dollars per bi-week
- 500 dollars bi-weekly
- 500 dollars biweekly
- 500 every two weeks
- 500 dollars per bi-week
- 500 dollars a fortnight
- 500 dollars bi-weekly
- 500 dollars biweekly
- 500 every two weeks
- 500 USD per bi-week
- 500 USD bi-weekly
- 500 USD biweekly
- 500 every two weeks
- 500 bucks per bi-week
- 500 bucks bi-weekly
- 500 bucks biweekly
- 500 every two weeks
- 5 hundred per bi-week
- 5 hundred a fortnight
- 5 hundred bi-weekly
- 5 hundred biweekly
- 5 hundred every two weeks
- 5 hundred dollars per bi-week
- 5 hundred dollars a fortnight
- 5 hundred dollars bi-weekly
- 5 hundred dollars biweekly
- 5 hundred dollars every two weeks

## Quantitative Value Schema

Below is an *example schema for "$500 every two weeks"*.

` ````
{
"@type": "QuantitativeValue",
"name": "$500 every two weeks",
"unitCode": "None",
"alternateName": [
"$500 per bi-week",
"$500 bi-weekly",
"$500 biweekly",
"$500 every two weeks",
"$500 per bi-week",
"$500 a fortnight",
"$500 bi-weekly",
"$500 biweekly",
"$500 every two weeks",
"500 dollars per bi-week",
"500 dollars bi-weekly",
"500 dollars biweekly",
"500 every two weeks",
"500 dollars per bi-week",
"500 dollars a fortnight",
"500 dollars bi-weekly",
"500 dollars biweekly",
"500 every two weeks",
"500 USD per bi-week",
"500 USD bi-weekly",
"500 USD biweekly",
"500 every two weeks",
"500 bucks per bi-week",
"500 bucks bi-weekly",
"500 bucks biweekly",
"500 every two weeks",
"5 hundred per bi-week",
"5 hundred a fortnight",
"5 hundred bi-weekly",
"5 hundred biweekly",
"5 hundred every two weeks",
"5 hundred dollars per bi-week",
"5 hundred dollars a fortnight",
"5 hundred dollars bi-weekly",
"5 hundred dollars biweekly",
"5 hundred dollars every two weeks"
],
"description": "An amount of $500 (US Dollars) every two weeks",
"disambiguatingDescription": "For example a bi-weekly salary of 500 dollars or a family budget of $500 every other week.",
"value": {
"@type": "MonetaryAmount",
"name": "$500",
"description": "An amount of $500 (US Dollars)",
"value": 500,
"currency": "USD",
"alternateName": [
"$500",
"$500",
"500 dollars",
"500 dollars",
"500 USD",
"500 bucks",
"5 hundred",
"5 hundred dollars"
],
"sameAs": [
"https://missingentities.com/entities/monetary-amount/usd/500/"
]
},
"sameAs": "https://missingentities.com/entities/quantitative-value/usd/500/every-two-weeks/"
}
```

Schema.org defines a specific **schema type for a quantitative value**.
Its main attributes are unitText and value.
The UN/CEFACT Common Code Rec 20
does not define a unit code for "every two weeks". so we need to express this in the schema with a unitText attribute.

### How to use the Schema for 500 US Dollars every two weeks?

You can simply copy the schema above and paste it into the JSON-LD code of your schema definition.
Only use this *quantitative value schema* in attributes where allowed. Otherwise, your schema will be invalid.

Feel free to trim the list of alternate names, if some of these are not used in your context. Yet, if you use different names, feel free to add them to the list.

## Quantitative Value Schema Generator

Generate the quantitative value schema for the "amount every two weeks" you need.

## Contexts

### Lease

"$500 a fortnight" could refer to a lease payment every other week for a room or a vehicle.

### Paycheck

"$500 every other week" could refer to a paycheck on a bi-weekly pay schedule.

## Related Entities

- $500 US Dollars.
- $500 per year, such as an annual salary.
- $500 per month, such as a monthly paycheck based on a salary.
- $500 every week, such as a weekly paycheck based on hourly wages.
- $500 per hour, such as a wage paid for hourly work.