Montana

Population: 1,050,493
State Rank: 44
Funding By State: 
AgencyFunding (in thousands)State Rank
National Institutes of Health$35,99143
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention$36739
National Science Foundation$25,30635
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality$0-
Total$61,66442
Notes: 

All data from FY 2017

Source: Federal Reporter and HHS TAGGS

Economic Impact: 
IndustryEmploymentAnnual Salary
Pharmaceutical1,055$47,279
Medical Device975$41,298
Research, Testing, and Laboratories1,490$74,229
Overall Private Sector370,794$39,513
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 Montana, see Research!America’s fact sheet here.

Investment: Funding Sources: 
Source of R&D Funding InvestmentState Rank
Federal Government$166,000,00043
Industry$203,000,00045
Universities$52,000,00042
Other$29,000,00050
Total$450,000,00046
Notes: 

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

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

If concerted, long-term investments in research are not made, America will lose an entire generation of young scientists.
Brenda Canine, PhD; McLaughlin Research Institute, Montana