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DC’s Creative Employment and Income is Significant

Most of the jobs in DC’s creative economy are in enterprises in the media, culinary, and museums and heritage segments.

Distribution of employment in DC’s creative sector*:
Culinary Arts: 18,125
Building Arts: 7,566
Media and Communications: 32,132
Museums and Heritage: 10,454
Visual Arts: 2,116
Performing Arts: 4,959
Total Creative Employment: 75,352

*Source: EMSI, 2007 US Department of Labor Statistics, Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages, 2006 US Census Non-Employer Statistics

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