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, 20174,874,74724
Funding By State
AgencyFunding (in thousands)State Rank
National Institutes of Health$300,08622
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention$3,23024
National Science Foundation$43,70225
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality$97328
Total$347,99223
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, 2017739,79548
Funding By State
AgencyFunding (in thousands)State Rank
National Institutes of Health$16,80848
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention$39038
National Science Foundation$25,18136
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality$13234
Total$42,51045
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, 20177,016,27014
Funding By State
AgencyFunding (in thousands)State Rank
National Institutes of Health$189,06926
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention$3,87520
National Science Foundation$96,79215
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality$68830
Total$290,42425
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, 20173,004,27932
Funding By State
AgencyFunding (in thousands)State Rank
National Institutes of Health$57,25338
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention$1,88533
National Science Foundation$15,07542
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality$0 -
Total$74,21338
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, 201739,536,6531
Funding By State
AgencyFunding (in thousands)State Rank
National Institutes of Health$3,947,6921
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention$27,7142
National Science Foundation$497,7511
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality$17,4101
Total$4,490,5671
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, 20175,607,15421
Funding By State
AgencyFunding (in thousands)State Rank
National Institutes of Health$359,98820
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention$9,41812
National Science Foundation$115,67011
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality$6,68210
Total$491,75821
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, 20173,588,18429
Funding By State
AgencyFunding (in thousands)State Rank
National Institutes of Health$524,68416
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention$4,01420
National Science Foundation$58,47822
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality$4,35715
Total$591,53315
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, 2017961,93945
Funding By State
AgencyFunding (in thousands)State Rank
National Institutes of Health$43,88642
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention$13649
National Science Foundation$18,36839
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality$0-
Total$62,39041
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, 201720,984,4003
Funding By State
AgencyFunding (in thousands)State Rank
National Institutes of Health$654,11512
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention$15,6409
National Science Foundation$114,94512
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality$1,18027
Total$785,88012
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, 201710,429,3798
Funding By State
AgencyFunding (in thousands)State Rank
National Institutes of Health$536,54615
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention$5,78518
National Science Foundation$95,23916
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality$1,56723
Total$639,13713
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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