Texas

Population: 28,304,596
State Rank: 2
Funding By State: 
AgencyFunding (in thousands)State Rank
National Institutes of Health$1,159,0187
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention$17,0586
National Science Foundation$239,8934
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality$4,10916
Total$1,420,0787
Notes: 

All data from FY 2017

Source: Federal Reporter and HHS TAGGS

Economic Impact: 
IndustryEmploymentAnnual Salary
Pharmaceutical74,704$95,051
Medical Device32,864$76,294
Research, Testing, and Laboratories54,925$78,914
Overall Private Sector9,954,164$55,059
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 Texas, see Research!America’s fact sheet here.

Investment: Funding Sources: 
Source of R&D Funding InvestmentState Rank
Federal Government$4,361,000,0007
Industry$15,412,000,0005
Universities$1,278,000,0003
Other$2,634,000,0003
Total$23,685,000,0003
Notes: 

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

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

Funding research gives all of us a better chance of living a healthier life.
Pam Hirata, heart disease survivor