New Jersey

Population: 9,005,644
State Rank: 11
Funding By State: 
AgencyFunding (in thousands)State Rank
National Institutes of Health$241,74424
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention$2,38029
National Science Foundation$93,88017
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality$1,26626
Total$339,27024
Notes: 

All data from FY 2017

Source: Federal Reporter and HHS TAGGS

Economic Impact: 
IndustryEmploymentAnnual Salary
Pharmaceutical326,697$168,436
Medical Device58,366$112,671
Research, Testing, and Laboratories85,016$128,628
Overall Private Sector3,242,932$60,128
Notes: 

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

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

Investment: Funding Sources: 
Source of R&D Funding InvestmentState Rank
Federal Government$1,457,000,00020
Industry$11,665,000,0007
Universities$294,000,00020
Other$2,428,000,0005
Total$15,844,000,0009
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