Otis College of Art and Design

2020 Central Coast

The Central Coast’s Creative Economy is equal in size to that of the Capital Region, employing 2% of the State’s wage and salary creative workers and 4% of the State’s contract workers. Employment in the region’s creative industries accounts for 5% of regional jobs.

The Central Coast’s creative mix by employment is also similar to the Capital Region’s. Entertainment and Digital Media is the largest sector among both wage and salary workers and contract workers, accounting for about 7 of 10 jobs. Creative Goods and Products has a much larger share of wage and salary workers (11.8%) than contract workers (6.7%).