New York

  • Jobs
    • The motion picture and television industry supported 90,252 direct jobs and 53,316 production related jobs.
    • The software industry supported 173,033 direct jobs and 577,734 jobs in total.
    • Local television supported 90,830 jobs.
    • Local radio supported 53,770 jobs.
    • The app economy supported 289,520 jobs in the computing workforce.
  • Wages
    • $10.24 billion in wages generated from the motion picture and television industry
    • $585.31 million earned by new media and internet creators
    • In the local app economy, the average computing salary is $103,407.
  • State Economic Impact
    • Local software industry contributed $49.071 billion to U.S. GDP.
    • Local television contributed $47.77 billion to U.S. GDP.
    • Local radio contributed $28.15 billion to U.S. GDP.
    • NYC’s music industry is directly responsible for approximately 31,400 jobs, $2.9 billion in wages, and $13.7 billion in economic output.
    • NYC’s film entertainment industry contributes nearly $9 billion to the local economy and creates 130,000 full-time jobs.
  • U.S. Copyright Registrations [2011-2017]
    • Total Registrations: 581,921
      • Visual Arts Total: 107,653
      • Performing Arts Total: 134,358
      • Sound Recording Total: 69,872
      • Literary Works: 270,038
  • Creative Community By the Numbers
    • 228 video gaming companies
    • 393 local commercial radio stations.
    • 49 local commercial T.V. stations.
    • 47,830 music publishers and 106,826 songwriters
    • 283 newspaper publications
    • 90+ book and education publishers
    • 21,530 graphic designers
    • 4,270 photographers
  • Creative Spotlight
    • Notable creators who hail from the state of New York:
      • Lady Gaga, singer
      • Jimmy Fallon, comedian
      • Robert Downey Jr, actor
      • Lucy Liu, actor
      • Barbara Streisand, singer/actor
      • Martin Scorsese, director/producer
      • Stanley Kubrick, director
      • Francis Ford Coppola, director
      • Joyce Carol Oates, writer
      • Margaret Bourke-White, photographer
      • Dorthea Lange, photographer
      • Richard Avedon, photographer
      • Arthur Miller, writer
      • Neil Simon, writer
      • Joseph Barbera, animator/director/cartoon artist
      • Norman Rockwell, illustrator/painter
      • Vera Wang, fashion designer
      • George Gershwin, composer/pianist
  • The top 5 New York daily newspapers by circulation are The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, New York Post, Newsday, and the New York Daily Times.
  • CBS, NBC, ABC, are headquartered in New York City.
  • Cond√©¬© Nast Publications and The Hearst Corporation are headquartered in New York City.
  • Scholastic Corporation is headquartered in New York City.
  • Marvel Comics is headquartered in New York City.
  • Penguin Random House is headquartered in New York City.
  • Sony Music Entertainment and Warner Music Group are headquartered in NYC.
  • NY’s public library is the 3rd largest in the world.
  • The Poughkeepsie Journal is one of the oldest newspapers in the U.S. and is the oldest paper in New York. It was founded in 1785.
  • In the 2016-17 television season, 56 episodic television series and 17 pilots were filmed in NYC.
  • On April 29, 1786, New York enacted its first state copyright law.

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