pay, earn, charge, etc. top dollar

top dollar

A very large amount of money, perhaps the highest possible price (often because it is necessary to obtain something in high demand or of the highest quality). You can expect to pay top dollar for just about everything in this part of the city. He's a brilliant attorney, but he charges top dollar for his services. Computer programmers can earn top dollar in this part of the country.
See also: dollar, top

pay, earn, charge, etc. top ˈdollar

pay, earn, charge, etc. a lot of money: If you want the best, you have to pay top dollar.We can help you get top dollar when you sell your house.
See also: dollar, top