Research Funding and Economic Impact of Funding by State

NIH, CDC, NSF and AHRQ Funding by State

The funds disbursed to the 50 states and the District of Columbia by the National Institutes of Health, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the National Science Foundation and the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality are a vital component of the U.S investment in health-related research. See how each state ranks in funding from these four federal agencies in comparison to the size of the population.

The local economies of each state are strengthened by health research conducted by industry, universities, medical centers and other organizations. Employment in these research-driven institutions also yields additional jobs in other sectors of the economy.

This resource contains profiles of each state including the sources of investment in research, statistics for health-related industries, and highlights from local economic impact studies. Information provided is the most recent data available.

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Population
ResidentsState Rank
Population, 20154,853,87524
Funding By State
AgencyFunding (in thousands)State Rank
National Institutes of Health$280,132 22
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention$42,651 26
National Science Foundation$22,158 33
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality$2,31524
Total$347,25624
Economic Impact
IndustryEmploymentAnnual Salary
Pharmaceutical15,445$59,420
Medical Device8,493$46,838
Research, Testing, and Laboratories11,106$65,918
Overall Private Sector1,504,508$42,351
Investment: Funding Sources
Source of R&D Funding InvestmentState Rank
Federal Government$2,784,000,00013
Industry$779,000,00032
Universities$201,000,00025
Other$160,000,00033
Total$3,924,000,00026
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Population
ResidentsState Rank
Population, 2015737,70948
Funding By State
AgencyFunding (in thousands)State Rank
National Institutes of Health$13,53048
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention$19,77641
National Science Foundation$13,29643
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality$0-
Total$46,60246
Economic Impact
IndustryEmploymentAnnual Salary
Pharmaceutical00
Medical Device320$67.213
Research, Testing, and Laboratories1006$54,513
Overall Private Sector252,818$52,655
Investment: Funding Sources
Source of R&D Funding InvestmentState Rank
Federal Government$185,000,00043
Industry$23,000,00049
Universities$50,000,00041
Total$34,000,00049
Total$292,000,00048
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Population
ResidentsState Rank
Population, 20156,817,56514
Funding By State
AgencyFunding (in thousands)State Rank
National Institutes of Health$150,57129
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention$50,45720
National Science Foundation$91,45316
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality$1,11728
Total$293,59825
Economic Impact
IndustryEmploymentAnnual Salary
Pharmaceutical22,849$54,289
Medical Device28,766$67,354
Research, Testing, and Laboratories23,026$71,059
Overall Private Sector2,147,012$46,514
Investment: Funding Sources
Source of R&D Funding InvestmentState Rank
Federal Government$1,715,000,00019
Industry$3,864,000,00016
Universities$340,000,00016
Other$591,000,00016
Total$6,510,000,00019
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Population
ResidentsState Rank
Population, 20152,977,85333
Funding By State
AgencyFunding (in thousands)State Rank
National Institutes of Health$39,33041
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention$28,22434
National Science Foundation$13,73542
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality$0 -
Total$81,28940
Economic Impact
IndustryEmploymentAnnual Salary
Pharmaceutical2,624$51,239
Medical Device1,970$46,336
Research, Testing, and Laboratories3,640$57,056
Overall Private Sector957,159$39,723
Investment: Funding Sources
Source of R&D Funding InvestmentState Rank
Federal Government$182,000,00045
Industry$275,000,00040
Universities$75,000,00036
Other$105,000,00043
Total$636,000,00042
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Population
CaliforniaResidentsState Rank
Population, 201538,993,9401
Funding By State
AgencyFunding (in thousands)State Rank
National Institutes of Health$3,474,1611
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention$349,7762
National Science Foundation$453,1151
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality$20,0441
Total$4,297,0961
Economic Impact
IndustryEmploymentAnnual Salary
Pharmaceutical582,124$157,714
Medical Device303,816$99,806
Research, Testing, and Laboratories290,990$135,377
Overall Private Sector13,439,465$58,551
Investment: Funding Sources
Source of R&D Funding InvestmentState Rank
Federal Government$19,916,000,0001
Industry$69,493,000,0001
Universities$1,263,000,0001
Other$6,858,000,0001
Total$97,531,000,0001
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Population
ResidentsState Rank
Population, 20155,448,81922
Funding By State
AgencyFunding (in thousands)State Rank
National Institutes of Health$328,79819
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention$63,21617
National Science Foundation$119,8387
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality$7,29811
Total$519,15018
Economic Impact
IndustryEmploymentAnnual Salary
Pharmaceutical36,449$98,839
Medical Device46,993$81,435
Research, Testing, and Laboratories26,857$89,194
Overall Private Sector2,026,342$53,068
Investment: Funding Sources
Source of R&D Funding InvestmentState Rank
Federal Government$2,361,000,00016
Industry$3,462,000,00018
Universities$127,000,00032
Other$504,000,00021
Total$6,455,000,00020
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Population
ResidentsState Rank
Population, 20153,584,73029
Funding By State
AgencyFunding (in thousands)State Rank
National Institutes of Health$461,25316
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention$45,24223
National Science Foundation$38,82123
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality$4,63618
Total$549,95217
Economic Impact
IndustryEmploymentAnnual Salary
Pharmaceutical52,731$162,872
Medical Device33,608$73,926
Research, Testing, and Laboratories17,792$109,105
Overall Private Sector1,417,420$64,783
Investment: Funding Sources
Source of R&D Funding InvestmentState Rank
Federal Government$2,560,000,00015
Industry$5,527,000,00011
Universities$144,000,00029
Other$449,000,00023
Total$8,681,000,00014
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Population
ResidentsState Rank
Population, 2015944,07645
Funding By State
AgencyFunding (in thousands)State Rank
National Institutes of Health$36,44842
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention$15,61347
National Science Foundation$17,05938
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality$0-
Total$69,12042
Economic Impact
IndustryEmploymentAnnual Salary
Pharmaceutical5,351$87,856
Medical Device7,772$85,825
Research, Testing, and Laboratories10,109$115,476
Overall Private Sector362,244$53,251
Investment: Funding Sources
Source of R&D Funding InvestmentState Rank
Federal Government$158,000,00046
Industry$1,866,000,00024
Universities$40,000,00044
Other$551,000,00019
Total$2,614,000,00030
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Population
ResidentsState Rank
Population, 201520,244,9143
Funding By State
AgencyFunding (in thousands)State Rank
National Institutes of Health$521,80912
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention$138,4936
National Science Foundation$113,2849
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality$29932
Total$773,88512
Economic Impact
IndustryEmploymentAnnual Salary
Pharmaceutical63,938$69,530
Medical Device83,484$63,731
Research, Testing, and Laboratories64,057$67,033
Overall Private Sector6,724,415$44,051
Investment: Funding Sources
Source of R&D Funding InvestmentState Rank
Federal Government$3,428,000,0009
Industry$3,353,000,00019
Universities$645,000,0005
Other$863,000,00012
Total$8,289,000,00015
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Population
ResidentsState Rank
Population, 201510,199,3988
Funding By State
AgencyFunding (in thousands)State Rank
National Institutes of Health$507,03513
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention$158,5885
National Science Foundation$104,34510
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality$1,23327
Total$771,20113
Economic Impact
IndustryEmploymentAnnual Salary
Pharmaceutical33,700$82,568
Medical Device19,745$70,046
Research, Testing, and Laboratories24,962$55,681
Overall Private Sector3,375,749$48,794
Investment: Funding Sources
Source of R&D Funding InvestmentState Rank
Federal Government$1,603,000,00021
Industry$3,295,000,00020
Universities$463,000,0008
Other$591,000,00017
Total$5,952,000,00022
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