Arizona

Population: 6,817,565
State Rank: 14
Funding By State: 
AgencyFunding (in thousands)State Rank
National Institutes of Health$150,57129
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention$50,45720
National Science Foundation$91,45316
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality$1,11728
Total$293,59825
Economic Impact: 
IndustryEmploymentAnnual Salary
Pharmaceutical22,849$54,289
Medical Device28,766$67,354
Research, Testing, and Laboratories23,026$71,059
Overall Private Sector2,147,012$46,514
Source: 

Battelle and Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO), Battelle/BIO State Bioscience Jobs, Investments and Innovation, 2016

For more information about research investments in Arizona, see Research!America’s fact sheet here.

Investment: Funding Sources: 
Source of R&D Funding InvestmentState Rank
Federal Government$1,715,000,00019
Industry$3,864,000,00016
Universities$340,000,00016
Other$591,000,00016
Total$6,510,000,00019
Notes: 

*Other: Non-profit, non-federal, other government

Source: 

National Science Foundation, Science & Engineering Indicators, 2016

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