Video game designer among top ten well-paid creative jobs

Video game designers make more than professional animators, less than web designers

A top 10 list of well-paid creative jobs pegs video game designer as the fifth-most attractive profession, just ahead of a professional animator. Web designer nabbed the top spot.

Results for the article come from, which lists video game designers at an average salary of US$62,500 a year. The job description that goes with that figure alludes to the alleged recession-proof quality of the video games industry, which makes the entry comical when you read it on this heels of a Game Developers Conference rant by recently laid-off developers.