The Metaverse — a virtual world where users can interact in a computer-generated environment — is no longer just the plot of outlandish sci-fi movies. The growing popularity of virtual reality and artificial intelligence has led to the creation of a world that experts predict by 2050 will drastically change the way we live and work. With the Metaverse expanding, so too are job opportunities within and around it. Here's a look at some of the highest-paid Metaverse roles, with average earnings supplied by Glassdoor and ZipRecruiter, and what they entail. We start with some that feel like traditional jobs, except that they take place wholly inside the Metaverse, and move on to some tech jobs that make virtual-reality worlds possible.