I Love My Job: Joel Burgess, Video Game Designer (Video)

Joel Burgess
Joel Burgess

As you watch your children spend hours playing video games, don't think they're rotting their brains. They could be laying a solid foundation for a future high-paying job. An entry level video game designer makes, on average, $46,000. And there's a better chance you're playing the game and not your kids! The average age for video game players is 34, according to the Entertainment Software Association.