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
Pharmaceutical10,225$60,870
Medical Device16,009$98,667
Research, Testing, and Laboratories34,798$95,823
Overall Private Sector2,669,295$59,060
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 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