Mississippi

Population: 2,989,390
State Rank: 32
Funding By State: 
AgencyFunding (in thousands)State Rank
National Institutes of Health$47,743 40
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention$28,58633
National Science Foundation$17,86337
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality$0 -
Total$94,19238
Economic Impact: 
IndustryEmploymentAnnual Salary
Pharmaceutical9,371$53,951
Medical Device2,791$40,724
Research, Testing, and Laboratories2,272$50,918
Overall Private Sector865,716$36,503
Source: 

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

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

Investment: Funding Sources: 
Source of R&D Funding InvestmentState Rank
Federal Government$696,000,00032
Industry$219,000,00044
Universities$107,000,00034
Other$121,000,00037
Total$1,143,000,00036
Notes: 

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

Source: 

National Science Foundation, Science & Engineering Indicators, 2016

If concerted, long-term investments in research are not made, America will lose an entire generation of young scientists.
Brenda Canine, PhD; McLaughlin Research Institute, Montana