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Creative Coast: Industry Sectors

Please read below for a full list of the Creative Sectors, and their sub-sectors, as defined by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and the U.S. Census Bureau.

Creative Sectors

  • Advertising, Public Relations, and Related Services
  • Advertising Agencies
  • Public Relations Agencies
  • Media Buying Agencies
  • Media Representatives
  • Advertising and Promotions Managers
  • Marketing Managers
  • Public Relations Managers
  • Public Relations Specialists
  • Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services
  • Ornamental and Architectural Metal Work Manufacturing
  • Custom Architectural Woodwork and Millwork Manufacturing
  • Architectural Services
  • Landscape Architectural Services
  • Architects, Except Landscape and Naval
  • Landscape Architects
  • Architectural and Civil Drafters
  • Architecture Teachers, Postsecondary
  • Other Miscellaneous Store Retailers
  • Agents and Managers for Artists, Athletes, Entertainers, and Other Public Figures
  • Independent Artists, Writers, and Performers
  • Fine Arts Schools
  • Agents and Business Managers of Artists, Performers, and Athletes
  • Art, Drama, and Music teachers, Postsecondary
  • English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary
  • Other Information Services
  • Software Publishers
  • Internet Publishing and Broadcasting and Web Search Portals
  • Computer Programmers
  • Software Developers, Applications
  • Information Security Analysts, Web Developers, and Computer
  • Network Architects
  • Museums, Historical Sites, and Similar Institutions
  • Curators
  • Museum Technicians and Conservators
  • Librarians
  • Library Technicians
  • Other Miscellaneous Manufacturing
  • Furniture and Home Furnishing Merchant Wholesalers
  • Professional and Commercial Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
  • Miscellaneous Durable Goods Merchant Wholesalers
  • Sporting Goods, Hobby, and Musical Instrument Stores
  • Specialized Design Services
  • Libraries and Archives Museums
  • Historical Sites
  • Wood Kitchen Cabinet and Countertop Manufacturing
  • Upholstered Household Furniture Manufacturing
  • Nonupholstered Wood Household Furniture Manufacturing
  • Metal Household Furniture Manufacturing
  • Household Furniture (except Wood and Metal) Manufacturing
  • Institutional Furniture Manufacturing
  • Wood Office Furniture Manufacturing
  • Office Furniture (except Wood) Manufacturing
  • Doll, Toy, and Game Manufacturing
  • Furniture Merchant Wholesalers
  • Home Furnishing Merchant Wholesalers
  • Toy and Hobby Goods and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
  • Hobby, Toy, and Game Stores
  • Drafting Services
  • Interior Design Services
  • Industrial Design Services
  • Graphic Design Services
  • Other Specialized Design Services
  • Art Directors
  • Commercial and Industrial Designers
  • Graphic Designers
  • Interior Designers
  • Set and Exhibit Designers
  • Designers, All Other
  • Leather and Hide Tanning and Finishing
  • Footwear Manufacturing
  • Other Leather and Allied Product Manufacturing
  • Fiber, Yarn, and Thread Mills
  • Broadwoven Fabric Mills
  • Narrow Fabric Mills and Schiffli Machine Embroidery
  • Nonwoven Fabric Mills
  • Knit Fabric Mills
  • Textile and Fabric Finishing Mills
  • Fabric Coating Mills
  • Carpet and Rug Mills
  • Curtain and Linen Mills
  • Textile Bag and Canvas Mills
  • Rope, Cordage, Twine, Tire Cord, and Tire Fabric Mills
  • All Other Miscellaneous textile Product Mills
  • Hosiery and Sock Mills
  • Other Apparel Knitting Mills
  • Cut and Sew Apparel Contractors
  • Men’s and Boys’ Cut and Sew Apparel Manufacturing
  • Women’s, Girls’, and Infants’ Cut and Sew Apparel Manufacturing
  • Other Cut and Sew Apparel Manufacturing
  • Apparel Accessories and Other Apparel Manufacturing
  • Leather and Hide tanning and Finishing
  • Footwear Manufacturing
  • All Other Leather Good and Allied Product Manufacturing
  • Models
  • Tailors, Dressmakers, and Custom Sewers
  • Sewers, Hand
  • Fabric and Apparel Patternmakers
  • Fashion Designers
  • Motion Picture and Video Industries
  • Motion Picture and Video Production & Manufacturing
  • Motion Picture and Video Distribution, Dissemination & Support Services
  • Motion Picture theaters (except Drive-Ins)
  • Drive-In Motion Picture theaters
  • Teleproduction & Manufacturing and Other Postproduction & Manufacturing Services
  • Other Motion Picture and Video Industries
  • Television Broadcasting
  • Cable and Other Subscription Programming
  • Wired Telecommunications Carriers
  • News Syndicates
  • Communications teachers, Postsecondary
  • Audio-visual Collections Specialists
  • Multi-Media Artists and Animators
  • Radio and Television Announcers
  • Reporters and Correspondents
  • Media and Communication Workers, All Other
  • Audio and Video Equipment Technicians
  • Broadcast Technicians
  • Sound Engineering Technicians
  • Camera Operators, Television, Video, and Motion Picture
  • Film and Video Editors
  • Media and Communication Equipment Workers, All Other
  • Printing and Related Support Activities
  • Miscellaneous Nondurable Goods Merchant Wholesalers
  • Book Stores and News Dealers
  • Commercial Printing (except Screen and Books)
  • Commercial Screen Printing
  • Books Printing
  • Book, Periodical, and Newspaper Merchant Wholesalers Book Stores
  • News Dealers and Newsstands Newspaper Publishers Periodical Publishers
  • Book Publishers
  • Greeting Card Publishers All Other Publishers
  • Editors
  • Writers and Authors
  • Sound Recording Industries
  • Musical Instrument Manufacturing
  • Musical Instrument and Supplies Stores
  • Record Production & Manufacturing
  • Integrated Record Production & Manufacturing/Distribution, Dissemination & Support
  • Services
  • Music Publishers
  • Sound Recording Studios
  • Other Sound Recording Industries
  • Radio Networks
  • Radio Stations
  • Musical Groups and Artists
  • Music Directors and Composers
  • Musicians and Singers
  • Performing Arts Companies
  • Promoters of Performing Arts, Sports, and Similar Events
  • Theater Companies and Dinner theaters
  • Dance Companies
  • Other Performing Arts Companies
  • Promoters of Performing Arts, Sports, and Similar events with Facilities
  • Promoters of Performing Arts, Sports, and Similar events without Facilities
  • Actors
  • Producers and Directors
  • Entertainers, Performers, Sports and Related Workers, All Other
  • Jewelry, Luggage, and Leather Goods Stores
  • Office Supplies, Stationery, and Gift Stores
  • Other Professional, Scientific, and technical Services
  • Jewelry and Silverware Manufacturing
  • Photographic Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
  • Jewelry, Watch, Precious Stone, and Precious Metal Merchant Wholesalers
  • Jewelry Stores
  • Sewing, Needlework, and Piece Goods Stores
  • Gift, Novelty, and Souvenir Stores
  • Art Dealers
  • Photography Studios, Portrait
  • Commercial Photography
  • Craft Artists
  • Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators
  • Photographers
  • Jewelers and Precious Stone and Metal Workers
  • Painting, Coating, and Decorating Workers