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The motion picture and television industry supported 11,660 direct jobs and 2,974 production related jobs.
The software industry supported 78,836 direct jobs and 188,892 jobs in total.
Local television supported 53,280 thousand jobs.
Local radio supported 32,980 thousand jobs.
The app economy supported 155,450 jobs in the computing workforce.
$459.63 million in wages generated from the motion picture and television industry.
$143.72 million earned by new media and internet creators
In the local app economy, the average computing salary is $85,015.
State Economic Impact
Local software industry contributed $13.146 billion to U.S. GDP.
Local television contributed $25.43 billion to U.S. GDP.
Local radio contributed $15.64 billion to U.S. GDP.
U.S. Copyright Registrations [2011-2017]
Total Registrations: 76,014
Visual Arts Total: 8,809
Performing Arts Total: 9,596
Sound Recording Total: 11,979
Literary Works: 45,630
Creative Community By the Numbers
55 video gaming companies
297 local commercial radio stations
40 local commercial television stations
7,197 music publishers and 30,952 songwriters
228 newspaper publications
7,120 graphic designers
Notable creators who hail from the state of Ohio:
John Legend, musician
Halle Berry, actor
Steven Spielberg, director/producer
Toni Morrison, writer
Phillip Johnson, architect
Jerry Siegel, writer, and Joe Shuster, artist, creators of Superman
Bill Watterson, cartoonist/creator of
Calvin and Hobbes
Jim Borgman, cartoonist
The top 5 Ohio daily newspapers by circulation are
The Plain Dealer, The Columbus Dispatch, The Cincinnati Enquirer, Dayton Daily News
American Greetings is headquartered in Cleveland.
Macy’s is headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio.
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame is located in Cleveland.
The House from
A Christmas Story
is located in Cleveland.
Captain America: The Winter Soldier
was filmed here.
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