Illinois

Population: 12,802,023
State Rank: 6
Funding By State: 
AgencyFunding (in thousands)State Rank
National Institutes of Health$802,8029
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention$9,29113
National Science Foundation$182,0586
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality$11,7773
Total$1,005,9289
Notes: 

All data from FY 2017

Source: Federal Reporter and HHS TAGGS

Economic Impact: 
IndustryEmploymentAnnual Salary
Pharmaceutical237,067$168,056
Medical Device58,427$98,148
Research, Testing, and Laboratories49,078$99,110
Overall Private Sector4,967,898$54,297
Notes: 

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

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

Investment: Funding Sources: 
Source of R&D Funding InvestmentState Rank
Federal Government$2,934,000,00011
Industry$11,597,000,0008
Universities$610,000,0007
Other$1,331,000,00010
Total$16,472,000,0008
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