artnet News | Brian Boucher:

Want to know where you are most likely to get a job in culture—and be paid well for it? A new report released yesterday by the National Endowment for the Arts and the US Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Economic Analysis can help. The report, “The Arts and Economic Growth,” breaks down cultural employment and compensation by state for the first time. (The report is based on data from 2014, the most recent available.) Some 40 percent of US workers in the arts and cultural fields find themselves in five states: California, New York, Texas, Florida, and Illinois… Read more

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