New Mexico

Population: 2,088,070
State Rank: 36
Funding By State: 
AgencyFunding (in thousands)State Rank
National Institutes of Health$100,26835
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention$2,57728
National Science Foundation$25,89434
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality$39732
Total $129,13635
Notes: 

All data from FY 2017

Source: Federal Reporter and HHS TAGGS

Economic Impact: 
IndustryEmploymentAnnual Salary
Pharmaceutical4,551$56,218
Medical Device1,445$55,874
Research, Testing, and Laboratories15,898$76,865
Overall Private Sector618,134$40,744
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 Mexico, see Research!America’s fact sheet here.

Investment: Funding Sources: 
Source of R&D Funding InvestmentState Rank
Federal Government$5,552,000,0006
Industry$263,000,00040
Universities$80,000,00037
Other$171,000,00030
Total$6,066,000,00023
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