Otis College of Art and Design

2020 Inland Empire

The Inland Empire accounts for 3% and 5% of the State’s wage and salary workers and contract workers in the creative industries respectively. Employment in the region’s creative industries accounts for 3% of regional employment.

Because of the heavy presence of manufacturing in the Inland Empire, Creative Goods and Products (41%) is the largest industry sector by wage and salary employment, followed by Entertainment and Digital Media (31%). Among contract workers, the employment profile differs greatly by comparison; it’s similar to other regions in which over 70% are employed in Entertainment and Digital Media.