Washington

Population: 7,160,290
State Rank: 13
Funding By State: 
AgencyFunding (in thousands)State Rank
National Institutes of Health$885,3398
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention$94,26210
National Science Foundation$96,45714
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality$11,7736
Total$1,087,8318
Economic Impact: 
IndustryEmploymentAnnual Salary
Pharmaceutical21,413$54,124
Medical Device24,672$80,331
Research, Testing, and Laboratories38,728$89,374
Overall Private Sector2,517,303$54,955
Source: 

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

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

Investment: Funding Sources: 
Source of R&D Funding InvestmentState Rank
Federal Government$3,262,000,00011
Industry$13,678,000,0004
Universities$198,000,00027
Other$540,000,00020
Total$17,678,000,0007
Notes: 

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

Source: 

National Science Foundation, Science & Engineering Indicators, 2016

The capabilities are enormous, a little bit of research can pay off quite a bit in the long run.
Paul D’ Addario, retinitis pigmentosa patient