OSAKA — Sharp Corp. is considering introducing different wages according to job types so that some employees may be paid as much as 20 percent more than others, a company official said Thursday.

The system would involve the roughly 26,000 employees at Sharp and its group companies in Japan who are currently paid the same regardless of job type, the official said.

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