California

Population: 39,557,045
State Rank: 1
Funding By State: 
AgencyFunding (in thousands)State Rank
National Institutes of Health$4,244,1821
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention$20,8274
National Science Foundation$637,4121
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality$18,8921
Total$4,921,3131
Notes: 

All data from FY 2018

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

If concerted, long-term investments in research are not made, America will lose an entire generation of young scientists.
Brenda Canine, PhD; McLaughlin Research Institute, Montana