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, 20144,849,37723
Funding By State
AgencyFunding (in thousands)State Rank
National Institutes of Health$254,389 22
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention$44,379 25
National Science Foundation$45,305 29
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality$3,13317
Total$347,20625
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, 2014736,73248
Funding By State
AgencyFunding (in thousands)State Rank
National Institutes of Health$10,79348
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention$27,35237
National Science Foundation$39,19333
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality$038
Total$77,33944
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, 20146,731,48415
Funding By State
AgencyFunding (in thousands)State Rank
National Institutes of Health$157,95527
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention$49,28221
National Science Foundation$182,52311
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality$1,28227
Total$391,043 24
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, 20142,966,36932
Funding By State
AgencyFunding (in thousands)State Rank
National Institutes of Health$44,26740
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention$29,59936
National Science Foundation$19,04844
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality$0 38
Total$92,91440
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, 201438,802,5001
Funding By State
AgencyFunding (in thousands)State Rank
National Institutes of Health$3,410,4961
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention$303,697 1
National Science Foundation$972,1091
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality$14,5572
Total$4,700,8601
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, 20145,355,86622
Funding By State
AgencyFunding (in thousands)State Rank
National Institutes of Health$310,947,915 19
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention$58,474,997 17
National Science Foundation$379,203,000 4
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality$1,924,84123
Total$750,550,793 13
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, 20143,596,67729
Funding By State
AgencyFunding (in thousands)State Rank
National Institutes of Health$464,42316
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention$40,09126
National Science Foundation$71,43922
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality$5,34012
Total$581,29316
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, 2014935,61445
Funding By State
AgencyFunding (in thousands)State Rank
National Institutes of Health$38,75941
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention$21,098 45
National Science Foundation$39,20832
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality$038
Total$99,06539
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, 201419,893,2973
Funding By State
AgencyFunding (in thousands)State Rank
National Institutes of Health$472,98113
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention$138,839 4
National Science Foundation$154,81613
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality$30034
Total$766,93612
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, 20149,992,1678
Funding By State
AgencyFunding (in thousands)State Rank
National Institutes of Health$466,52815
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention$123,364 6
National Science Foundation$128,078 17
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality$1,53526
Total$719,505 14
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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