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
Pharmaceutical582,124$157,714
Medical Device303,816$99,806
Research, Testing, and Laboratories290,990$135,377
Overall Private Sector13,439,465$58,551
Notes: 

Source: Battelle and Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO), Battelle/BIO State Bioscience Jobs, Investments and Innovation, 2016

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

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