I hear ya. That’s why I’ve been trying to find out what an average is. I know I make really good money but it’s also about having more freedom in my life without having to always ask permission. Why make 160k if I can make 250kDude if you really are making all that much why thuh phuk would you want to go and mess that up by working for yourself? When you own your own business you are on call 24/7, and the worries don't end when your head hits the pillow. Now, you punch out and that is it. There are some benefits to owning your own buiness, but you work, or worry, twice as hard for every dollar. You not only have to worry about your own work, but that of all your guys, who you were not there to supervise. Some of them may give a schitt, but some are only there for the paycheck and will get away with whatever they can. It is nice to be ambitious, and maybe you will be one of the few to develop that multimillion dollar buisness, but you need to ask yourself if you REALLY need more than 160 K to be happy.