ENTERTAINMENT INDUSTRY CLUSTER HIGHLIGHTS

  • 1,200 establishment in the cluster sound recording to film production
  • 17,000 Tennesseans employed in Ent. Industry across the State
  • $1.1B in annual wages

Motion Picture/Video Production Sector

  • Tennessee ranks 7 among all states in the nation for employment
  • 4,395 Tennesseans are employed
  • 220 business
  • Tennessee workers employed in the sector earns 8{072088a2481e2d6d615792502de5cdfcab37ebfc9ed7ca504f00b1683f4fc2c8} higher than the average wage for all industries in the state
  • From 2010 to 2016, Tennessee employment in motion picture and video production grew 12{072088a2481e2d6d615792502de5cdfcab37ebfc9ed7ca504f00b1683f4fc2c8}
  • Motion Picture and Video Production is projected to grow 3{072088a2481e2d6d615792502de5cdfcab37ebfc9ed7ca504f00b1683f4fc2c8} over the next five years
  • $145.7 million spent on Tennessee’s motion picture and video production industry last year.

Music Industry

  • 6,725 Tennessee jobs
  • 1,088 business locations across the state.
  • 1 for employment and for workforce concentration in music publishing
  • 1 for workforce concentration and No. 2 for total employment in record production
  • 2 for workforce concentration and No. 3 for statewide employment in integrated record production/distribution
  • 2 for workforce concentration and No. 3 for employment in the musical groups and artists industry Employment

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