Editor’s Note: Making a career out of Dota gaming!

Most of us go through a phase where we were so addicted to gaming, and an opportunity to convert it to a full-time career will be the ultimate dream.

Like many, Dota was my pick.

While most salary guides only cover the wage of more commonly seen careers, it got us thinking about how much exactly are the less commonly publicised career fetching.

Esports has been experiencing an explosive growth in popularity in the last few years. With its rise, a growing number of people are also aspiring to become a professional game player. In fact, many “esports academies” have been launching in SE Asia to jump on this opportunity to attract and train the future esports superstars. But does esports really provide an attractive career path like those in other competitive fields? ValuePenguin’s assessment of facts suggests that it isn’t yet a …