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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
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,
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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