Yes, but not a direct monetary benefit. If you answer questions thoughtfully, you get more subscribers, and this makes you seem more like an authority figure.
So then your content is taken more seriously and is hopefully shared. And this leads to greater earnings. Usually the greatest earnings are made by focusing on such indirect ways to make money, but this only works out this way in the long-term.
I'm talking from experience - I was a new age teacher for 8 years traveling the world entirely through my blog earnings (but had to delete all my articles when I realized that it's a deception - I wrote about this in my hubs - pls check my profile if interested).