$13.6 Billion

App Economy Created 519,000 Jobs Across the U.S.

Washington, D.C. (October 4, 2012) – The app economy has created 519,000 jobs nationwide  and is a significant economic driver for a number of states, according to a study released today by CTIA-The Wireless Association® and the Application Developers Alliance. The report, entitled “The Geography of the App Economy,” also calculates the number of app economy jobs in each state, the “app intensity” (share of app economy jobs relative to overall jobs) and the economic impact for states. The research was conducted by Dr. Michael Mandel and Judith Scherer of South Mountain Economics, LLC.