You're asking a very general question. There are many types of business and businessmen. Generally anyone who is really good will make more money. So if you pick a business and a role you love, let's say Finance as an example, you are more likely to make good money. Studying Finance and Accounting can be a good foundation to success in business. However, businessmen can manage workers, manage projects, or perform sales. Think about a field that interests you, and then see what kind of business positions are needed. In Pharma, you'd do better having more science/biology knowledge. In Insurance or Financial industries, more Management and Finance knowledge. In Tech, you can span many segments of business positions. Businessmen can make anywhere from 30k to 500k annually, it really depends on so many variables.