West Virginia

Population: 1,792,147
State Rank: 38
Funding By State: 
AgencyFunding (in thousands)State Rank
National Institutes of Health$36,22345
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention$61337
National Science Foundation$8,02948
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality$0--
Total$44,86646
Notes: 

All data from FY 2019

Source: Federal ReporterNSF Research.gov, and HHS TAGGS

 

Economic Impact: 
IndustryEmploymentAnnual Salary
Pharmaceutical10,695$90,061
Medical Device1,845$59,615
Research, Testing, and Laboratories2,520$55,883
Overall Private Sector559,009$45,780
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 West Virginia, see Research!America’s fact sheet here.

Investment: Funding Sources: 
Source of R&D Funding InvestmentState Rank
Federal Government$178,000,00041
Industry$192,000,00046
Universities$78,000,00038
Other$23,000,00047
Total$471,000,00046
Notes: 

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

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

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