Meaning of “pay” - Learner’s Dictionary

pay

noun [ U ] us uk /peɪ/
Extra Examples
The government is proposing a review of teachers' pay.The pay and status of nurses has improved.I told him straight that he wasn't getting a pay increase.I'm going to bite the bullet and ask my boss for a pay rise.Rates of pay vary considerably.

B1 the money you receive from your employer for doing your job:

UK a pay rise/ US a pay raise
good rates of pay

(Definition of “pay noun” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)