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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.
$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
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.
Condé 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 3
largest in the world.
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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