Florida

Population: 21,299,325
State Rank: 3
Funding By State: 
AgencyFunding (in thousands)State Rank
National Institutes of Health$608,47312
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention$5,86417
National Science Foundation$31,74612
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality$79629
Total$646,87916
Notes: 

All data from FY 2018

Source: Federal Reporter and HHS TAGGS

Economic Impact: 
IndustryEmploymentAnnual Salary
Pharmaceutical41,053$74,403
Medical Device52,281$66,143
Research, Testing, and Laboratories58,862$75,096
Overall Private Sector7,258,704$46,332
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 Florida, see Research!America’s fact sheet here.

Investment: Funding Sources: 
Source of R&D Funding InvestmentState Rank
Federal Government$3,699,000,0008
Industry$3,910,000,00019
Universities$818,000,0005
Other$945,000,00012
Total$9,372,000,00015
Notes: 

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

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

Funding research gives all of us a better chance of living a healthier life.
Pam Hirata, heart disease survivor