Research Funding and Economic Impact of Funding by State

NIH, CDC, NSF and AHRQ Funding by State, 2013

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.

Click on the state for details.

Population
ResidentsState Rank
Population, July 1, 20134,833,72223
Funding By State
AgencyFunding (in thousands)State Rank
National Institutes of Health$228,362 23
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention$96,974 21
National Science Foundation$45,987 28
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality$2,104--
Total$373,42726
Economic Impact
IndustryEmploymentAnnual Salary
Pharmaceutical1,284$55,985
Medical Device1,662$46,939
Research, Testing, and Laboratories3,844$66,255
Overall Private Sector1,466,977$41,074
Investment: Funding Sources
Source of R&D Funding InvestmentState Rank
Federal Government$2,732,000,00014
Industry$628,000,00032
Universities$197,000,00021
Total$3,557,000,00025
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Population
ResidentsState Rank
Population, July 1, 2013735,13247
Funding By State
AgencyFunding (in thousands)State Rank
National Institutes of Health$7,71548
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention$34,16639
National Science Foundation$34,40736
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality$0-
Total$76,28845
Economic Impact
IndustryEmploymentAnnual Salary
Pharmaceutical00
Medical Device83$65,087
Research, Testing, and Laboratories387$51,804
Overall Private Sector247,878$49,631
Investment: Funding Sources
Source of R&D Funding InvestmentState Rank
Federal Government$204,000,00043
IndustryNot reportedUn-ranked
Universities$49,000,00041
Total$253,000,00048
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Population
ResidentsState Rank
Population, July 1, 20136,626,62415
Funding By State
AgencyFunding (in thousands)State Rank
National Institutes of Health$181,995 25
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention$122,995 16
National Science Foundation$159,707 12
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality$979 --
Total$465,67623
Economic Impact
IndustryEmploymentAnnual Salary
Pharmaceutical17,169$51,491
Medical Device19,397$64,569
Research, Testing, and Laboratories18,455$63,316
Overall Private Sector2,040,499$45,234
Investment: Funding Sources
Source of R&D Funding InvestmentState Rank
Federal Government$1,932,000,00019
Industry$2,841,000,00020
Universities$274,000,00013
Total$5,047,000,00020
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Population
ResidentsState Rank
Population, July 1, 20132,959,37332
Funding By State
AgencyFunding (in thousands)State Rank
National Institutes of Health$47,376 40
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention$64,960 32
National Science Foundation$19,41144
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality$0 --
Total$131,74739
Economic Impact
IndustryEmploymentAnnual Salary
Pharmaceutical1,087$54,868
Medical Device963$48,259
Research, Testing, and Laboratories2,969$56,914
Overall Private Sector944,522$37,872
Investment: Funding Sources
Source of R&D Funding InvestmentState Rank
Federal Government$185,000,00044
Industry$245,000,00038
Universities$55,000,00040
Total$485,000,00043
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Population
CaliforniaResidentsState Rank
Population, July 1, 201338,332,5211
Funding By State
AgencyFunding (in thousands)State Rank
National Institutes of Health$3,334,4171
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention$673,8911
National Science Foundation$960,4421
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality$16,801
Total$4,985,5511
Economic Impact
IndustryEmploymentAnnual Salary
Pharmaceutical44,229$135,190
Medical Device61,698$92,088
Research, Testing, and Laboratories79,514$115,140
Overall Private Sector12,629,150$56,245
Investment: Funding Sources
Source of R&D Funding InvestmentState Rank
Federal Government$20,485,000,0001
Industry$53,327,000,0001
Universities$1,168,000,0001
Total$74,980,000,0001
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Population
ResidentsState Rank
Population, July 1, 20135,268,36722
Funding By State
AgencyFunding (in thousands)State Rank
National Institutes of Health$316,251 20
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention$93,587 23
National Science Foundation$360,5634
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality$6,549 --
Total$776,95015
Economic Impact
IndustryEmploymentAnnual Salary
Pharmaceutical2,946$90,205
Medical Device9,797$73,229
Research, Testing, and Laboratories7,355$88,593
Overall Private Sector1,891,264$50,913
Investment: Funding Sources
Source of R&D Funding InvestmentState Rank
Federal Government$2,347,000,00016
Industry$3,270,000,00017
Universities$102,000,00033
Total$5,719,000,00018
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Population
ResidentsState Rank
Population, July 1, 20133,596,08029
Funding By State
AgencyFunding (in thousands)State Rank
National Institutes of Health$444,605 15
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention$70,817 28
National Science Foundation$59,186 24
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality$3,737 --
Total$578,34520
Economic Impact
IndustryEmploymentAnnual Salary
Pharmaceutical6,169$157,057
Medical Device8,781$73,606
Research, Testing, and Laboratories4,739$103,789
Overall Private Sector1,391,273$63,470
Investment: Funding Sources
Source of R&D Funding InvestmentState Rank
Federal Government$1,255,000,00022
Industry$5,482,000,00011
Universities$147,000,00028
Total$6,884,000,00016
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Population
ResidentsState Rank
Population, July 1, 2013925,74945
Funding By State
AgencyFunding (in thousands)State Rank
National Institutes of Health$31,29242
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention$27,982 45
National Science Foundation$36,689 34
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality$0--
Total$95,96341
Economic Impact
IndustryEmploymentAnnual Salary
Pharmaceutical617$82,464
Medical Device2,764$87,464
Research, Testing, and Laboratories2,756$112,455
Overall Private Sector344,863$51,783
Investment: Funding Sources
Source of R&D Funding InvestmentState Rank
Federal Government$131,000,00048
IndustryNot reportedUn-ranked
Universities$36,000,00047
Total$167,000,00050
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Population
ResidentsState Rank
Population, July 1, 201319,552,8604
Funding By State
AgencyFunding (in thousands)State Rank
National Institutes of Health$435,070 16
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention$312,388 4
National Science Foundation$156,099 13
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality$622 --
Total$904,17912
Economic Impact
IndustryEmploymentAnnual Salary
Pharmaceutical4,314$62,996
Medical Device15,483$59,963
Research, Testing, and Laboratories18,439$67,109
Overall Private Sector6,307,795$42,447
Investment: Funding Sources
Source of R&D Funding InvestmentState Rank
Federal Government$3,703,000,0008
Industry$3,045,000,00018
Universities$520,000,0005
Total$7,268,000,00013
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Population
ResidentsState Rank
Population, July 1, 20139,992,1678
Funding By State
AgencyFunding (in thousands)State Rank
National Institutes of Health$450,949 14
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention$210,614 6
National Science Foundation$136,150 16
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality$902 --
Total$798,61514
Economic Impact
IndustryEmploymentAnnual Salary
Pharmaceutical2,869$90,794
Medical Device4,050$65,720
Research, Testing, and Laboratories6,989$68,344
Overall Private Sector3,172,923$46,981
Investment: Funding Sources
Source of R&D Funding InvestmentState Rank
Federal Government$1,593,000,00021
Industry$2,931,000,00019
Universities$411,000,0008
Total$4,935,000,00022
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