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The motion picture and television industry supported 3,364 direct jobs and 2,168 production related jobs.
The software industry supported 10,690 direct jobs and 25,773 in total.
Local television supported 17,130 jobs.
Local radio supported 7,580 jobs.
The app economy supported 19,190 jobs in the computing workforce.
$177.90 million in wages generated from the motion picture and television industry
$50.33 million earned by new media and internet creators
In the local app economy, the average computing salary is $80,392.
State Economic Impact
Local software industry contributed $1.866 billion to U.S. GDP
Local television contributed $8.14 billion to U.S. GDP.
Local radio contributed $3.54 billion to U.S. GDP.
The nonprofit arts and culture generated $471.7 million in total economic activity, supported 10,494 full-time equivalent jobs, and delivered $36.8 million in local and state government revenue.
U.S. Copyright Registrations [2011-2017]
Total Registrations: 28,582
Visual Arts Total: 4,901
Performing Arts Total: 9,444
Sound Recording Total: 6,347
Literary Works: 7,890
Creative Community By the Numbers
33 video gaming companies
92 local commercial radio stations
16 local commercial T.V. stations
3,551 music publishers and 11,004 songwriters
30 newspaper publications
2,050 graphic designers
Notable creators who hail from the state of Nevada:
Charisma Carpenter, actor
Matthew Gray Gubler, Actor
The top 5 Nevada newspapers by circulation are
Las Vegas Review-Journal, Las Vegas Sun, Las Vegas Weekly, El Tiempo
The “Welcome to Las Vegas” sign was created in 1959 by a woman named Betty Willis, who never copyrighted her design but gave it to the city as a gift.
Dat So La Lee, born in Nevada, was a famous Native America Indian known for her intricate basket weaving designs.
Las Vegas is famed for its musical residencies which have featured artists like Celine Dion, Elton John, Britney Spears, and Mariah Carey.
Parts of the movie
Now You See Me
were filmed in Nevada.
The Nevada Touring Initiative is a traveling exhibition program that features visual artwork created by Nevada artists. In 2016 more than 27,000 people visited this traveling exhibition.
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