Washington

Population: 7,535,591
State Rank: 13
Funding By State: 
AgencyFunding (in thousands)State Rank
National Institutes of Health$1,041,4928
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention$20,7255
National Science Foundation$127,54714
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality$4,53310
Total$1,194,2978
Notes: 

All data from FY 2018

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

Without continued support for health research, many of the most promising young scientists, their ideas and a myriad of potentially life-changing scientific breakthroughs will vanish into oblivion.
Paul Marinec, PhD; University of California San Francisco