Economic Impact of Health Research

Investment in Research and Development by Funding Source (2010)

Source of R&D Funding

Investment

State Rank

Federal Government

$3,180,000,000

11

Industry

$8,412,000,000

8

Universities

$479,000,000

7

Total*

$12,071,000,000

10

*Note that the total does not include estimates for philanthropic funding. Philanthropic funding, including that by voluntary health organizations, is not available on a state by state basis.

Source: National Science Foundation, Science & Engineering Indicators, 2014

Population (2013)

Pennsylvania

Residents

State Rank

Population, July 1, 2013

121,773,801

6

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Statistics for research-driven health industries (2012)

Industry

Employment

Annual Salary

Pharmaceutical

19,170

$115,174

Medical Device

15,958

$$65,128

Research, Testing, and Laboratories

26,252

$101,017

Overall Private Sector

4,887,679

$48,135

Source: Battelle and Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO), Battelle/BIO State Bioscience Jobs, Investments and Innovation, 2014



United for Medical Research's 2014 study, shows that in 2013 NIH invested $1.4 billion in Pennsylvania, supporting 23,122 jobs.



For more information about NIH funding in Pennsylvania, please see the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology’s fact sheet here.