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- The motion picture and television industry supported 6,726 direct jobs and 2,100 production related jobs.
- The software industry supported 42,008 direct jobs and 98,282 jobs in total.
- Local television supported 10,520 jobs.
- Local radio supported 7,940 jobs.
- The app economy supported 50,530 jobs in the computing workforce.
- $244.23 million in wages generated from the motion picture and television industry
- $63.63 million earned by new media and internet creators
- In the local app economy, the average computing salary is $83,698.
- State Economic Impact
- Local software industry contributed $5.854 billion to U.S. GDP.
- Local television contributed $4.77 billion to U.S. GDP.
- Local radio contributed $3.62 billion to U.S. GDP.
- U.S. Copyright Registrations [2011-2017]
- Total Registrations: 28,355
- Visual Arts Total: 4,541
- Performing Arts Total: 7,272
- Sound Recording Total: 3,011
- Literary Works: 13,531
- Creative Community By the Numbers
- 43 video gaming companies
- 97 local commercial radio stations
- 13 local commercial television stations
- 1,081 broadcast TV stations
- 1,172 music publishers and 4,435 songwriters
- 25 newspaper publications
- 3,270 graphic designers
- 470 photographers
- Creative Spotlight
- Notable creators who hail from the state of Utah:
- Rosanne Barr, actor
- John Warnock, co-founder of Adobe
- Derek and Julianne Hough, professional dancers
- The top 5 Utah newspapers by circulation Deseret News, Salt Lake Tribune, Salt Lake City Weekly, West Valley Journal, and the Sandy Journal.
- Kane County, Utah is often referred to as “Little Hollywood”, since its serves as a backdrop to many old Western movies.
- The annual Sundance Film Festival takes place in Park City, Utah. It is the largest independent film festival in the U.S.
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