Montana

Population: 1,032,073
State Rank: 44
Funding By State: 
AgencyFunding (in thousands)State Rank
National Institutes of Health$28,54543
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention$18,13744
National Science Foundation$9,94845
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality$0-
Total$56,63044
Economic Impact: 
IndustryEmploymentAnnual Salary
Pharmaceutical3,006$40,725
Medical Device1,547$39,891
Research, Testing, and Laboratories1,720$67,877
Overall Private Sector357,775$37,854
Source: 

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

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

Investment: Funding Sources: 
Source of R&D Funding InvestmentState Rank
Federal Government$199,000,00042
Industry$81,000,00048
Universities$49,000,00042
Other$38,000,00047
Total$366,000,00047
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