Research Funding and Economic Impact of Funding by State

NIH, CDC, NSF and AHRQ Funding by State

The funds disbursed to the 50 states and the District of Columbia by the National Institutes of Health, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the National Science Foundation and the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality are a vital component of the U.S investment in health-related research. See how each state ranks in funding from these four federal agencies in comparison to the size of the population.

The local economies of each state are strengthened by health research conducted by industry, universities, medical centers and other organizations. Employment in these research-driven institutions also yields additional jobs in other sectors of the economy.

This resource contains profiles of each state including the sources of investment in research, statistics for health-related industries, and highlights from local economic impact studies. Information provided is the most recent data available.

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Population
ResidentsState Rank
Population, 20184,887,87124
Funding By State
AgencyFunding (in thousands)State Rank
National Institutes of Health$349,57421
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention$3,43025
National Science Foundation$28,37225
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality$1,22625
Total$382,60225
Economic Impact
IndustryEmploymentAnnual Salary
Pharmaceutical7,198$64,435
Medical Device4,893$47,685
Research, Testing, and Laboratories7,062$59,293
Overall Private Sector1,555,538$43,897
Investment: Funding Sources
Source of R&D Funding InvestmentState Rank
Federal Government$2,806,000,00012
Industry$936,000,00031
Universities$227,000,00024
Other$207,000,00029
Total$4,176,000,00026
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Population
ResidentsState Rank
Population, 2018737,43848
Funding By State
AgencyFunding (in thousands)State Rank
National Institutes of Health$16,41048
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention$25842
National Science Foundation$46,18036
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality$0--
Total$59,84849
Economic Impact
IndustryEmploymentAnnual Salary
Pharmaceutical1$72,388
Medical Device190$87,174
Research, Testing, and Laboratories1,159$56,826
Overall Private Sector249,660$52,364
Investment: Funding Sources
Source of R&D Funding InvestmentState Rank
Federal Government$195,000,00041
Industry$38,000,00050
Universities$50,000,00043
Other$40,000,00044
Total$323,000,00048
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Population
ResidentsState Rank
Population, 20187,171,64614
Funding By State
AgencyFunding (in thousands)State Rank
National Institutes of Health$238,08825
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention$2,74227
National Science Foundation$17,20215
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality$1,07926
Total$259,11128
Economic Impact
IndustryEmploymentAnnual Salary
Pharmaceutical14,070$55,766
Medical Device18,912$69,823
Research, Testing, and Laboratories18,763$73,630
Overall Private Sector2,274,567$48,081
Investment: Funding Sources
Source of R&D Funding InvestmentState Rank
Federal Government$1,333,000,00021
Industry$4,480,000,00016
Universities$356,000,00016
Other$706,000,00015
Total$6,875,000,00019
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Population
ResidentsState Rank
Population, 20183,013,82533
Funding By State
AgencyFunding (in thousands)State Rank
National Institutes of Health$58,11439
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention$1,88532
National Science Foundation$97,46542
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality$437,18231
Total$157,87136
Economic Impact
IndustryEmploymentAnnual Salary
Pharmaceutical1,519$54,148
Medical Device2,948$45,918
Research, Testing, and Laboratories2,696$58,012
Overall Private Sector993,997$41,270
Investment: Funding Sources
Source of R&D Funding InvestmentState Rank
Federal Government$133,000,00046
Industry$284,000,00039
Universities$91,000,00034
Other$92,000,00037
Total$600,000,00041
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Population
CaliforniaResidentsState Rank
Population, 201839,557,0451
Funding By State
AgencyFunding (in thousands)State Rank
National Institutes of Health$4,244,1821
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention$20,8274
National Science Foundation$637,4121
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality$18,8921
Total$4,921,3131
Economic Impact
IndustryEmploymentAnnual Salary
Pharmaceutical322,061$152,703
Medical Device202,543$103,860
Research, Testing, and Laboratories254,639$144,491
Overall Private Sector14,191,824$62,518
Investment: Funding Sources
Source of R&D Funding InvestmentState Rank
Federal Government$19,920,000,0001
Industry$95,574,000,0001
Universities$1,657,000,0001
Other$7,293,000,0001
Total$124,444,000,0001
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Population
ResidentsState Rank
Population, 20185,695,56421
Funding By State
AgencyFunding (in thousands)State Rank
National Institutes of Health$404,54020
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention$9,99310
National Science Foundation$154,82611
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality$3,06919
Total$572,42711
Economic Impact
IndustryEmploymentAnnual Salary
Pharmaceutical20,684$79,387
Medical Device30,929$82,529
Research, Testing, and Laboratories14,686$80,662
Overall Private Sector2,146,986$54,879
Investment: Funding Sources
Source of R&D Funding InvestmentState Rank
Federal Government$2,403,000,00015
Industry$3,747,000,00021
Universities$124,000,00033
Other$399,000,00021
Total$6,673,000,00021
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Population
ResidentsState Rank
Population, 20183,572,66529
Funding By State
AgencyFunding (in thousands)State Rank
National Institutes of Health$561,06116
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention$4,49920
National Science Foundation$54,66122
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality$3,33217
Total$623,55315
Economic Impact
IndustryEmploymentAnnual Salary
Pharmaceutical13,004$148,276
Medical Device18,827$77,594
Research, Testing, and Laboratories16,851$130,247
Overall Private Sector1,435,361$66,579
Investment: Funding Sources
Source of R&D Funding InvestmentState Rank
Federal Government$2,689,000,00014
Industry$6,495,000,00011
Universities$311,000,00018
Other$387,000,00022
Total$9,882,000,00014
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Population
ResidentsState Rank
Population, 2018967,17145
Funding By State
AgencyFunding (in thousands)State Rank
National Institutes of Health$51,38743
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention$13649
National Science Foundation$136,88339
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality$0-
Total$188,40643
Economic Impact
IndustryEmploymentAnnual Salary
Pharmaceutical2,287$95,348
Medical Device5,205$91,660
Research, Testing, and Laboratories8,086$95,505
Overall Private Sector375,924$53,640
Investment: Funding Sources
Source of R&D Funding InvestmentState Rank
Federal Government$149,000,00044
Industry$2,055,000,00025
Universities$42,000,00044
Other$636,000,00018
Total$2,882,000,00028
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Population
ResidentsState Rank
Population, 201821,299,3253
Funding By State
AgencyFunding (in thousands)State Rank
National Institutes of Health$608,47312
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention$5,86417
National Science Foundation$31,74612
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality$79629
Total$646,87916
Economic Impact
IndustryEmploymentAnnual Salary
Pharmaceutical41,053$74,403
Medical Device52,281$66,143
Research, Testing, and Laboratories58,862$75,096
Overall Private Sector7,258,704$46,332
Investment: Funding Sources
Source of R&D Funding InvestmentState Rank
Federal Government$3,699,000,0008
Industry$3,910,000,00019
Universities$818,000,0005
Other$945,000,00012
Total$9,372,000,00015
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Population
ResidentsState Rank
Population, 201810,519,4758
Funding By State
AgencyFunding (in thousands)State Rank
National Institutes of Health$582,53614
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention$6,17316
National Science Foundation$170,16716
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality$2,38621
Total$761,26214
Economic Impact
IndustryEmploymentAnnual Salary
Pharmaceutical19,118$100,130
Medical Device14,554$76,507
Research, Testing, and Laboratories19,139$70,717
Overall Private Sector3,599,891$51,356
Investment: Funding Sources
Source of R&D Funding InvestmentState Rank
Federal Government$1,609,000,00019
Industry$3,928,000,00018
Universities$570,000,0009
Other$745,000,00014
Total$6,852,000,00020
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