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, 20151,425,15740
Funding By State
AgencyFunding (in thousands)State Rank
National Institutes of Health$48,395 39
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention$19,12242
National Science Foundation$18,58235
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality$0-
Total$86,09939
Economic Impact
IndustryEmploymentAnnual Salary
Pharmaceutical918$56,404
Medical Device49$49,032
Research, Testing, and Laboratories5,853$60,333
Overall Private Sector503,912$42,556
Investment: Funding Sources
Source of R&D Funding InvestmentState Rank
Federal Government$383,000,00037
Industry$130,000,00046
Universities$68,000,00039
Other$95,000,00039
Total$676,000,00041
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Population
ResidentsState Rank
Population, 20151,652,82839
Funding By State
AgencyFunding (in thousands)State Rank
National Institutes of Health$10,51949
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention$16,29746
National Science Foundation$14,28941
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality$0-
Total$41,10547
Economic Impact
IndustryEmploymentAnnual Salary
Pharmaceutical3,015$49,842
Medical Device1,340$44,702
Research, Testing, and Laboratories9,110$79,698
Overall Private Sector534,522$37,945
Investment: Funding Sources
Source of R&D Funding InvestmentState Rank
Federal Government$706,000,00031
Industry$833,000,00030
Universities$27,000,00047
Other$283,000,00027
Total$1,850,000,00033
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Population
ResidentsState Rank
Population,201512,839,0475
Funding By State
AgencyFunding (in thousands)State Rank
National Institutes of Health$735,888 9
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention$129,8777
National Science Foundation$169,415 6
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality$14,7505
Total$1,049,9309
Economic Impact
IndustryEmploymentAnnual Salary
Pharmaceutical237,067$168,056
Medical Device58,427$98,148
Research, Testing, and Laboratories49,078$99,110
Overall Private Sector4,967,898$54,297
Investment: Funding Sources
Source of R&D Funding InvestmentState Rank
Federal Government$3,046,000,00012
Industry$11,769,000,0007
Universities$543,000,0006
Other$1,378,000,0008
Total$16,736,000,0009
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Population
ResidentsState Rank
Population, 20156,612,76816
Funding By State
AgencyFunding (in thousands)State Rank
National Institutes of Health$214,467 24
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention$39,95527
National Science Foundation$102,57211
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality$3,61620
Total$360,61023
Economic Impact
IndustryEmploymentAnnual Salary
Pharmaceutical175,590$134,344
Medical Device71,613$66,256
Research, Testing, and Laboratories22,991$65,990
Overall Private Sector2,499,827$42,719
Investment: Funding Sources
Source of R&D Funding InvestmentState Rank
Federal Government$875,000,00027
Industry$5,223,000,00013
Universities$443,000,0009
Other$1,001,000,00010
Total$7,541,000,00017
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Population
ResidentsState Rank
Population, 20153,121,99730
Funding By State
AgencyFunding (in thousands)State Rank
National Institutes of Health$159,95326
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention$36,58929
National Science Foundation$35,12127
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality$18333
Total$231,84627
Economic Impact
IndustryEmploymentAnnual Salary
Pharmaceutical25,536$66,440
Medical Device6,902$46,491
Research, Testing, and Laboratories5,682$66,275
Overall Private Sector1,280,079$41,964
Investment: Funding Sources
Source of R&D Funding InvestmentState Rank
Federal Government$940,000,00025
Industry$1,186,000,00028
Universities$218,000,00021
Other$261,000,00028
Total$2,605,000,00031
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Population
ResidentsState Rank
Population, 20152,906,72134
Funding By State
AgencyFunding (in thousands)State Rank
National Institutes of Health$85,730 36
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention$23,18938
National Science Foundation$29,11430
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality$16834
Total$138,20135
Economic Impact
IndustryEmploymentAnnual Salary
Pharmaceutical23,246$61,201
Medical Device3,482$45,477
Research, Testing, and Laboratories15,061$60,748
Overall Private Sector1,113,878$43,528
Investment: Funding Sources
Source of R&D Funding InvestmentState Rank
Federal Government$347,000,00038
Industry$1,446,000,00026
Universities$137,000,00031
Other$699,000,00015
Total$2,629,000,00029
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Population
ResidentsState Rank
Population, 20154,424,61126
Funding By State
AgencyFunding (in thousands)State Rank
National Institutes of Health$160,662 25
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention$38,80928
National Science Foundation$14,49240
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality$39831
Total$214,36129
Economic Impact
IndustryEmploymentAnnual Salary
Pharmaceutical11,475$73,435
Medical Device4,943$47,515
Research, Testing, and Laboratories7,526$55,618
Overall Private Sector1,507,167$41,778
Investment: Funding Sources
Source of R&D Funding InvestmentState Rank
Federal Government$578,000,00034
Industry$772,000,00033
Universities$210,000,00022
Other$149,000,00035
Total$1,708,000,00034
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Population
ResidentsState Rank
Population, 20154,668,96025
Funding By State
AgencyFunding (in thousands)State Rank
National Institutes of Health$129,541 31
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention$56,46319
National Science Foundation$23,77232
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality$0-
Total$209,77630
Economic Impact
IndustryEmploymentAnnual Salary
Pharmaceutical5,730$60,253
Medical Device951$67,207
Research, Testing, and Laboratories5,726$47,079
Overall Private Sector1,609,288$45,800
Investment: Funding Sources
Source of R&D Funding InvestmentState Rank
Federal Government$417,000,00035
Industry$282,000,00039
Universities$198,000,00026
Other$215,000,00031
Total$1,112,000,00037
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Population
ResidentsState Rank
Population, 20151,329,45342
Funding By State
AgencyFunding (in thousands)State Rank
National Institutes of Health$84,10937
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention$18,69943
National Science Foundation$14,56339
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality$0-
Total$117,37137
Economic Impact
IndustryEmploymentAnnual Salary
Pharmaceutical17,657$99,753
Medical Device4,252$47,104
Research, Testing, and Laboratories7,280$51,760
Overall Private Sector494,701$39,958
Investment: Funding Sources
Source of R&D Funding InvestmentState Rank
Federal Government$217,000,00041
Industry$236,000,00043
Universities$33,000,00046
Other$46,000,00044
Total$532,000,00045
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Population
ResidentsState Rank
Population, 20155,994,98319
Funding By State
AgencyFunding (in thousands)State Rank
National Institutes of Health$1,292,7995
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention$236,2143
National Science Foundation$79,97018
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality$7,80510
Total$1,616,7885
Economic Impact
IndustryEmploymentAnnual Salary
Pharmaceutical60,550$130,650
Medical Device10,126$79,227
Research, Testing, and Laboratories62,599$94,347
Overall Private Sector2,066,288$53,136
Investment: Funding Sources
Source of R&D Funding InvestmentState Rank
Federal Government$15,153,000,0002
Industry$1,929,000,00023
Universities$408,000,00012
Other$864,000,00011
Total$18,354,000,0004
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