The largest employer of computer and video game personnel in the United States.



Stat: California ? California is the largest employer of computer and video game personnel in the nation, accounting for approximately 40 percent of total industry employment nationwide. These companies provided over $1.8 million in direct and indirect compensation to Californians last year. California's computer and video game industry grew by 12.3 percent last year, nearly three times faster than the state's overall growth and added $1.7 billion to the state economy.

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Years: 2006

Stat Source: Entertainment Software Association (ESA)

Publisher (site that mentioned this stat): Entertainment Software Association (ESA)

Submitted By: Michael Raeford

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