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Gaming job: Voice actor

Working with the video game's producers, a voice actor will bring the characters in a video game to life.

They are often actors who've had some formal training which has taught them how to use the full range of their voice. They'll often have agents that manage their work as voice artists across other media, like TV, radio and advertising.

Good to Know: It's a competitive field, so you must be able to handle rejection.

Skillsets: A good vocal range / Excellent interpersonal skills / Ability to work on multiple projects at the same time

Salary: Voice actors are normally paid per job, for which the hourly rate can vary from £10 to £300.