North Carolina

Population: 10,273,419
State Rank: 9
Funding By State: 
AgencyFunding (in thousands)State Rank
National Institutes of Health$1,260,8166
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention$15,6628
National Science Foundation$140,3479
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality$11,4974
Total$1,428,3236
Notes: 

All data from FY 2017

Source: Federal Reporter and HHS TAGGS

Economic Impact: 
IndustryEmploymentAnnual Salary
Pharmaceutical120,285$98,800
Medical Device23,222$63,153
Research, Testing, and Laboratories70,135$93,432
Overall Private Sector3,566,319$47,248
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 North Carolina, see Research!America’s fact sheet here.

Investment: Funding Sources: 
Source of R&D Funding InvestmentState Rank
Federal Government$2,194,000,00017
Industry$6,765,000,00010
Universities$540,000,00010
Other$2,272,000,0006
Total$11,771,000,00012
Notes: 

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

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

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