In terms of job growth, the creative industries portfolio seems to have performed well over the 2004 to 2014 period (Figure 1). Eight of the thirteen NAICS-based, target industry groups showed net job growth over the period. Six groups outperformed the overall state jobs annual growth rate of 1.1%. Cultural activities topped the list with 8.6% annual growth. This was followed by business consulting, art education, music, design services, and engineering/R&D services.