Largest employer of video and computer game personnel in the US and number of people employed



Stat: California is the largest employer of computer and video game personnel in the nation, accounting for approximately 40 percent of total industry employment nationwide.

Stat Categories: Video Game Industry Stats

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Stat Source: Entertainment Software Association (ESA)

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

Submitted By: Michael Raeford

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