Georgia

Population: 10,429,379
State Rank: 8
Funding By State: 
AgencyFunding (in thousands)State Rank
National Institutes of Health$536,54615
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention$5,78518
National Science Foundation$95,23916
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality$1,56723
Total$639,13713
Notes: 

All data from FY 2017

Source: Federal Reporter and HHS TAGGS

Economic Impact: 
IndustryEmploymentAnnual Salary
Pharmaceutical33,700$82,568
Medical Device19,745$70,046
Research, Testing, and Laboratories24,962$55,681
Overall Private Sector3,375,749$48,794
Notes: 

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

For more information about research investments in Georgia, see Research!America’s fact sheet here.

Investment: Funding Sources: 
Source of R&D Funding InvestmentState Rank
Federal Government$1,609,000,00019
Industry$3,928,000,00018
Universities$570,000,0009
Other$745,000,00014
Total$6,852,000,00020
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