Entrepreneurs work such, as innovation, may bring financial benefits and non-pecuniary benefits, such as well-being. Entrepreneurial innovation expectedly benefits an individuals job satisfaction, balance between work and family, and life satisfaction. This is tested for entrepreneurs in China and around the world, with a globally representative sample of 33,519 entrepreneurs, including 786 in ... [Show full abstract] China. Among entrepreneurs around the world, innovation benefits job satisfaction, the balance between work and family, and life satisfaction. In China, specifically, entrepreneurs innovation also benefits their satisfaction with the balance between work and family and with life.