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
Pharmaceutical141,051$153,754
Medical Device39,128$119,569
Research, Testing, and Laboratories94,491$$157,054
Overall Private Sector3,360,755$62,436
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 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

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The Honorable John E. Porter