New Jersey

Population: 8,908,520
State Rank: 11
Funding By State: 
AgencyFunding (in thousands)State Rank
National Institutes of Health$259,46924
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention$1,19535
National Science Foundation$24,09417
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality$88827
Total$285,64627
Notes: 

All data from FY 2018

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

America’s economic destiny lies in innovation, technology, science and research.
The Honorable John E. Porter