California

Population: 39,536,653
State Rank: 1
Funding By State: 
AgencyFunding (in thousands)State Rank
National Institutes of Health$3,947,6921
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention$27,7142
National Science Foundation$497,7511
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality$17,4101
Total$4,490,5671
Notes: 

All data from FY 2017

Source: Federal Reporter and HHS TAGGS

Economic Impact: 
IndustryEmploymentAnnual Salary
Pharmaceutical322,061$152,703
Medical Device202,543$103,860
Research, Testing, and Laboratories254,639$144,491
Overall Private Sector14,191,824$62,518
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 California, see Research!America’s fact sheet here.

Investment: Funding Sources: 
Source of R&D Funding InvestmentState Rank
Federal Government$19,920,000,0001
Industry$95,574,000,0001
Universities$1,657,000,0001
Other$7,293,000,0001
Total$124,444,000,0001
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