West Virginia

Population: 1,841,053
State Rank: 38
Funding By State: 
AgencyFunding (in thousands)State Rank
National Institutes of Health$20,97445
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention$22,95439
National Science Foundation$11,12044
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality$4935
Total$55,09745
Economic Impact: 
IndustryEmploymentAnnual Salary
Pharmaceutical26,274$81,152
Medical Device2,775$55,188
Research, Testing, and Laboratories3,602$52,527
Overall Private Sector562,687$40,490
Source: 

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

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

Investment: Funding Sources: 
Source of R&D Funding InvestmentState Rank
Federal Government$260,000,00040
Industry$257,000,00041
Universities$65,000,00040
Other$45,000,00045
Total$627,000,00043
Notes: 

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

Source: 

National Science Foundation, Science & Engineering Indicators, 2016

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