Utah

Population: 2,990,632
State Rank: 31
Funding By State: 
AgencyFunding (in thousands)State Rank
National Institutes of Health$159,47127
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention$34,75330
National Science Foundation$33,14828
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality$56429
Total$227,93628
Economic Impact: 
IndustryEmploymentAnnual Salary
Pharmaceutical69,593$58,447
Medical Device50,328$58,130
Research, Testing, and Laboratories19,950$69,326
Overall Private Sector1,075,917$42,994
Source: 

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

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

Investment: Funding Sources: 
Source of R&D Funding InvestmentState Rank
Federal Government$1,004,000,00024
Industry$1,546,000,00025
Universities$140,000,00030
Other$223,000,00030
Total$2,912,000,00027
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