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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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