Washington

Population: 7,405,743
State Rank: 13
Funding By State: 
AgencyFunding (in thousands)State Rank
National Institutes of Health$997,5188
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention$18,9494
National Science Foundation$103,69614
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality$7,4498
Total$1,127,6128
Notes: 

All data from FY 2017

Source: Federal Reporter and HHS TAGGS

Economic Impact: 
IndustryEmploymentAnnual Salary
Pharmaceutical21,413$54,124
Medical Device24,672$80,331
Research, Testing, and Laboratories38,728$89,374
Overall Private Sector2,517,303$54,955
Notes: 

Source: Battelle and Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO), Battelle/BIO State Bioscience Jobs, Investments and Innovation, 2016

For more information about research investments in Washington, see Research!America’s fact sheet here.

Investment: Funding Sources: 
Source of R&D Funding InvestmentState Rank
Federal Government$2,800,000,00013
Industry$16,370,000,0003
Universities$191,000,00028
Other$618,000,00019
Total$19,979,000,0006
Notes: 

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

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

America’s economic destiny lies in innovation, technology, science and research.
The Honorable John E. Porter