Pennsylvania

Population: 12,805,537
State Rank: 5
Funding By State: 
AgencyFunding (in thousands)State Rank
National Institutes of Health$1,676,2115
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention$12,02310
National Science Foundation$202,1405
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality$7,3259
Total$1,897,6985
Notes: 

All data from FY 2017

Source: Federal Reporter and HHS TAGGS

Economic Impact: 
IndustryEmploymentAnnual Salary
Pharmaceutical108,743$124,469
Medical Device45,368$69,337
Research, Testing, and Laboratories74,811$112,310
Overall Private Sector5,062,373$52,106
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 Pennsylvania, see Research!America’s fact sheet here.

Investment: Funding Sources: 
Source of R&D Funding InvestmentState Rank
Federal Government$3,464,000,0009
Industry$9,219,000,0009
Universities$603,000,0008
Other$1,446,000,0008
Total$14,732,000,00010
Notes: 

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

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

Without continued support for health research, many of the most promising young scientists, their ideas and a myriad of potentially life-changing scientific breakthroughs will vanish into oblivion.
Paul Marinec, PhD; University of California San Francisco