Otis College of Art and Design

2020 Upstate California

The creative industries have an extremely small presence in Upstate California: only 0.2% of wage and salary workers work there. Of contract workers, 1.4% are in Upstate California. Employment in the region’s creative industries accounts for 2% of regional employment.

Although Entertainment and Digital Media is the largest creative sector, its dominance is less pronounced, accounting for less than half of wage and salary employment in the region’s creative industry. On the other hand, Entertainment and Digital Media does have a significant influence among contract workers, accounting for a hair under 80% of all contract employment in the region’s Creative Economy