Alabama

Population: 4,887,871
State Rank: 24
Funding By State: 
AgencyFunding (in thousands)State Rank
National Institutes of Health$349,57421
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention$3,43025
National Science Foundation$28,37225
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality$1,22625
Total$382,60225
Notes: 

All data from FY 2018

Source: Federal Reporter and HHS TAGGS

Economic Impact: 
IndustryEmploymentAnnual Salary
Pharmaceutical7,198$64,435
Medical Device4,893$47,685
Research, Testing, and Laboratories7,062$59,293
Overall Private Sector1,555,538$43,897
Notes: 

Source: Battelle and Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO), The Value of Bioscience Innovation in Growing Jobs and Improving Quality of Life 2018

For more information about research investments in Alabama, see Research!America’s fact sheet here.

Investment: Funding Sources: 
Source of R&D Funding InvestmentState Rank
Federal Government$2,806,000,00012
Industry$936,000,00031
Universities$227,000,00024
Other$207,000,00029
Total$4,176,000,00026
Notes: 

*Other: Non-profit, non-federal, other government

Source: National Science Foundation, Science & Engineering Indicators, 2018

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