Utah

Population: 3,101,833
State Rank: 31
Funding By State: 
AgencyFunding (in thousands)State Rank
National Institutes of Health$198,16325
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention$3,81122
National Science Foundation$45,22924
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality$1,27225
Total$248,47526
Notes: 

All data from FY 2017

Source: Federal Reporter and HHS TAGGS

Economic Impact: 
IndustryEmploymentAnnual Salary
Pharmaceutical42,758$60,924
Medical Device34,935$61,276
Research, Testing, and Laboratories17,965$64,917
Overall Private Sector1,165,749$45,274
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 Utah, see Research!America’s fact sheet here.

Investment: Funding Sources: 
Source of R&D Funding InvestmentState Rank
Federal Government$1,008,000,00024
Industry$2,764,000,00024
Universities$150,000,00031
Other$229,000,00028
Total$4,151,000,00027
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