South Dakota

Population: 882,235
State Rank: 46
Funding By State: 
AgencyFunding (in thousands)State Rank
National Institutes of Health$23,96646
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention$32140
National Science Foundation$27,60247
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality$0 -
Total$51,88947
Notes: 

All data from FY 2018

Source: Federal Reporter and HHS TAGGS

Economic Impact: 
IndustryEmploymentAnnual Salary
Pharmaceutical113$67,486
Medical Device4,165$62,840
Research, Testing, and Laboratories1,729$55,950
Overall Private Sector347,533$41,127
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 South Dakota, see Research!America’s fact sheet here.

Investment: Funding Sources: 
Source of R&D Funding InvestmentState Rank
Federal Government$89,000,00049
Industry$118,000,00049
Universities$22,000,00049
Other$38,000,00047
Total$267,000,00049
Notes: 

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

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

We have health challenges in this country that science will provide answers for if given the chance and we haven't given science that opportunity
Mary Woolley, President and CEO, Research!America