Arizona

Population: 7,016,270
State Rank: 14
Funding By State: 
AgencyFunding (in thousands)State Rank
National Institutes of Health$189,06926
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention$3,87520
National Science Foundation$96,79215
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality$68830
Total$290,42425
Notes: 

All data from FY 2017

Source: Federal Reporter and HHS TAGGS

Economic Impact: 
IndustryEmploymentAnnual Salary
Pharmaceutical14,070$55,766
Medical Device18,912$69,823
Research, Testing, and Laboratories18,763$73,630
Overall Private Sector2,274,567$48,081
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 Arizona, see Research!America’s fact sheet here.

Investment: Funding Sources: 
Source of R&D Funding InvestmentState Rank
Federal Government$1,333,000,00021
Industry$4,480,000,00016
Universities$356,000,00016
Other$706,000,00015
Total$6,875,000,00019
Notes: 

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

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

America’s economic destiny lies in innovation, technology, science and research.
The Honorable John E. Porter