The motion picture and television industry supported 2,713 direct jobs and 2,048 production related jobs.
The software industry supported 6,092 direct jobs and 9,993 in total.
Local television supported 8,320 jobs.
Local radio supported 5,570 jobs.
The app economy supported 16,750 jobs in the computing workforce.
$187.95 million in wages generated from the motion picture and television industry
$36.79 million earned by new media and internet creators
In the local app economy, the average computing salary is $83,304.
State Economic Impact
Local software industry contributed $874 million to U.S. GDP.
Local television contributed $3.96 billion to U.S. GDP.
Local radio contributed $.264 billion to U.S. GDP.
U.S. Copyright Registrations [2011-2017]
Total Registrations: 13,508
Visual Arts Total: 2,419
Performing Arts Total: 2,512
Sound Recording Total: 2,010
Literary Works: 6,567
Creative Community By the Numbers
8 video gaming companies
178 local commercial radio stations
19 local commercial television stations
1,257 music publishers and 4,351 songwriters
36 newspaper publications
740 graphic designers
Notable creators who hail from the state of New Mexico:
Neil Patrick Harris, actor
Demi Lovato, singer
Freddie Prince Jr., actor
Demi Moore, actor
The top 5 New Mexico daily newspapers by circulation are the Albuquerque Journal, Santa Fe New Mexican, Las Cruces Sun-News, The Gallup Independent, and The Daily Times.
OpenEye Scientific Software Inc., software company, is headquartered in Santa Fe.
Parts of Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull, No Country for Old Men, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, the Muppet Movie, The Avengers, Breaking Bad, and Better Call Saul was filmed in New Mexico.
New Mexico is home to the famous Santa Fe Opera, an open outdoor theater.
The Santa Fe Indian Market is the largest juried Native American art showcase in the world.