Synonyms of 'pittance'
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A modicum of something, especially something that is good or desirable, is a reasonable but not large amount of it.
I like to think I've had a modicum of success.
He begged hard for a trifle to pay for a room.
very small amount
piddling amount (informal)
Thesaurus for pittance from the Collins English Thesaurus
If you say that you receive a pittance , you are emphasizing that you get only a very small amount of money, probably not as much as you think you deserve .