The reward of people loving you and your work is better than the reward of the money you get for your work. I'd say this is true 99% of the time.
Have you ever been hired and paid well, but forgotten about? What about when you're hired for a small job but the person who hired you becomes your number one fan?
Which job do you feel better after?
I always feel better when I believe my work has been done with purpose and excellence, and that is confirmed by the people I serve. Number one fans are more valuable than a one-off payment. These reads have reinforced this belief in me. Maybe they will in you too: