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The motion picture and television industry supported 11,440 direct jobs and 2,966 production related jobs.
The software industry supported 81,811 direct jobs and 154,838 jobs in total.
Local television supported 43,040 jobs.
Local radio supported 25,110 jobs.
The app economy supported 142,990 jobs in the computing workforce.
$595.46 million in wages generated from the motion picture and television industry
$130.72 million earned by new media and internet creators
In the local app economy, the average computing salary is $90,932.
State Economic Impact
Local software industry contributed $13.159 billion to U.S. GDP.
Local television contributed $20.42 billion to U.S. GDP.
Local radio contributed $11.81 billion to U.S. GDP.
U.S. Copyright Registrations [2011-2017]
Total Registrations: 78,676
Visual Arts Total: 9,110
Performing Arts Total: 11,904
Sound Recording Total: 12,457
Literary Works: 45,205
Creative Community By the Numbers
68 video gaming companies
347 local commercial radio stations
38 local commercial television stations
7,508 music publishers and 34,610 songwriters
163 newspaper publications
6,310 graphic designers
Notable creators who hail from the state of North Carolina:
Julianne Moore, actor
Eric Church, singer-songwriter
Andy Griffith, actor/comedian
Zach Galifanakis, actor
The top 5 North Carolina daily newspapers by circulation are
The Charlotte Observer, The News & Observer, Winston-Salem Journal, News & Record, and The Fayetteville Observer
Iron Man 3
’s production was responsible from providing 2,043 jobs and $179.8 million in spending in North Carolina from December 2011 – December 2012.
was filed in Lake Lure, North Carolina.
On December 29, 1785, North Carolina enacted its first state copyright law.
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