pittance (noun) – a small amount, usually of money
Here are some examples of how you can use pittance:
These small children work hard all day for a mere pittance.
Although her sowing business was a success, she paid her seamstresses only a miserable pittance.
How can I make a good life for myself, if my salary is only a small pittance?
He doesn’t feel a pittance of regret over what he’s done.