Mississippi

Population: 2,984,100
State Rank: 34
Funding By State: 
AgencyFunding (in thousands)State Rank
National Institutes of Health$53,25439
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention$28841
National Science Foundation$14,26544
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality$0 -
Total$67,80640
Notes: 

All data from FY 2017

Source: Federal Reporter and HHS TAGGS

Economic Impact: 
IndustryEmploymentAnnual Salary
Pharmaceutical9,371$53,951
Medical Device2,791$40,724
Research, Testing, and Laboratories2,272$50,918
Overall Private Sector865,716$36,503
Notes: 

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

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

Investment: Funding Sources: 
Source of R&D Funding InvestmentState Rank
Federal Government$527,000,00032
Industry$208,000,00042
Universities$90,000,00035
Other$117,000,00034
Total$942,000,00039
Notes: 

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

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

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