Washington

Population: 7,614,893
State Rank: 13
Funding By State: 
AgencyFunding (in thousands)State Rank
National Institutes of Health$1,1368
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention$15,7276
National Science Foundation$119,55514
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality$3,17715
Total$1,274,6238
Notes: 

All data from FY 2019

Source: Federal ReporterNSF Research.gov, and HHS TAGGS

 

Economic Impact: 
IndustryEmploymentAnnual Salary
Pharmaceutical10,034$74,368
Medical Device17,079$96,040
Research, Testing, and Laboratories42,803$143,250
Overall Private Sector2,813,013$66,632
Notes: 

Source: TEConomy and Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO), The Bioscience Economy: Propelling Life-Saving Treatments, Supporting State & Local Communities 2020

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$3,018,000,00012
Industry$20,886,000,0002
Universities$263,000,00024
Other$737,000,00018
Total$24,904,000,0004
Notes: 

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

Source: National Science Foundation, National Patterns of R&D Resources, 2018

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