Louisiana

Population: 4,659,978
State Rank: 25
Funding By State: 
AgencyFunding (in thousands)State Rank
National Institutes of Health$153,02831
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention$1,21234
National Science Foundation$23,40331
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality$0-
Total$177,64433
Notes: 

All data from FY 2018

Source: Federal Reporter and HHS TAGGS

Economic Impact: 
IndustryEmploymentAnnual Salary
Pharmaceutical2,592$61,852
Medical Device737$69,651
Research, Testing, and Laboratories5,934$49,900
Overall Private Sector1,598,270$45,884
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 Louisiana, see Research!America’s fact sheet here.

Investment: Funding Sources: 
Source of R&D Funding InvestmentState Rank
Federal Government$357,000,00036
Industry$361,000,00037
Universities$215,000,00025
Other$163,000,00031
Total$1,096,000,00037
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