Research Funding and Economic Impact of Funding by State

NIH, CDC, NSF and AHRQ Funding by State

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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, 20192,096,82936
Funding By State
AgencyFunding (in thousands)State Rank
National Institutes of Health$97,80237
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention$29743
National Science Foundation$27,07535
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality$38734
Total $125,56237
Economic Impact
IndustryEmploymentAnnual Salary
Pharmaceutical2,164$52,040
Medical Device1,539$59,464
Research, Testing, and Laboratories10,221$78,939
Overall Private Sector645,049$43,783
Investment: Funding Sources
Source of R&D Funding InvestmentState Rank
Federal Government$5,899,000,0004
Industry$303,000,00040
Universities$77,000,00040
Other$306,000,00025
Total$6,585,000,00023
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Population
ResidentsState Rank
Population, 201919,453,5614
Funding By State
AgencyFunding (in thousands)State Rank
National Institutes of Health$2,897,7863
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention$43,1841
National Science Foundation$342,2242
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality$10,7693
Total$3,293,9903
Economic Impact
IndustryEmploymentAnnual Salary
Pharmaceutical80,977$79,077
Medical Device30,016$72,230
Research, Testing, and Laboratories67,272$114,428
Overall Private Sector8,016,754$73,475
Investment: Funding Sources
Source of R&D Funding InvestmentState Rank
Federal Government$5,605,000,0005
Industry$13,866,000,0006
Universities$1,616,000,0002
Other$2,044,000,0007
Total$23,131,000,0006
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Population
ResidentsState Rank
Population, 201910,488,0849
Funding By State
AgencyFunding (in thousands)State Rank
National Institutes of Health$1,589,6726
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention$16,4284
National Science Foundation$148,57610
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality$10,1825
Total$1,764,8586
Economic Impact
IndustryEmploymentAnnual Salary
Pharmaceutical104,548$97,577
Medical Device22,795$68,612
Research, Testing, and Laboratories82,957$101,992
Overall Private Sector3,709,153$50,863
Investment: Funding Sources
Source of R&D Funding InvestmentState Rank
Federal Government$2,398,000,00017
Industry$7,854,000,00010
Universities$586,000,00010
Other$2,898,000,0005
Total$13,736,000,00011
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Population
ResidentsState Rank
Population, 2019762,06247
Funding By State
AgencyFunding (in thousands)State Rank
National Institutes of Health$19,66347
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention$19644
National Science Foundation$6,71549
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality$0-
Total$26,57350
Economic Impact
IndustryEmploymentAnnual Salary
Pharmaceutical187$54,370
Medical Device458$59,566
Research, Testing, and Laboratories942$62,557
Overall Private Sector346,755$53,157
Investment: Funding Sources
Source of R&D Funding InvestmentState Rank
Federal Government$112,000,00047
Industry$286,000,00041
Universities$95,000,00034
Other$91,000,00040
Total$584,000,00043
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Population
ResidentsState Rank
Population, 201911,689,1007
Funding By State
AgencyFunding (in thousands)State Rank
National Institutes of Health$880,62910
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention$6,47913
National Science Foundation$108,82515
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality$4,39311
Total$1,00,32611
Economic Impact
IndustryEmploymentAnnual Salary
Pharmaceutical29,925$80,954
Medical Device26,409$64,007
Research, Testing, and Laboratories24,988$74,821
Overall Private Sector4,686,302$49,988
Investment: Funding Sources
Source of R&D Funding InvestmentState Rank
Federal Government$2,927,000,00013
Industry$6,897,000,00012
Universities$455,000,00015
Other$2,740,000,0006
Total$13,019,000,00012
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Population
ResidentsState Rank
Population, 20193,956,97128
Funding By State
AgencyFunding (in thousands)State Rank
National Institutes of Health$118,43635
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention$84135
National Science Foundation$25,51439
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality$0--
Total$144,79135
Economic Impact
IndustryEmploymentAnnual Salary
Pharmaceutical2,866$86,813
Medical Device2,220$64,101
Research, Testing, and Laboratories7,392$57,367
Overall Private Sector1,285,249$46,773
Investment: Funding Sources
Source of R&D Funding InvestmentState Rank
Federal Government$406,000,00035
Industry$812,000,00033
Universities$189,000,00027
Other$108,000,00037
Total$1,515,000,00035
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Population
ResidentsState Rank
Population, 20194,217,73727
Funding By State
AgencyFunding (in thousands)State Rank
National Institutes of Health$399,33021
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention$4,40020
National Science Foundation$67,04422
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality$5,4659
Total$476,23821
Economic Impact
IndustryEmploymentAnnual Salary
Pharmaceutical4,330$57,902
Medical Device11,828$69,896
Research, Testing, and Laboratories5,736$70,391
Overall Private Sector1,647,397$52,082
Investment: Funding Sources
Source of R&D Funding InvestmentState Rank
Federal Government$665,000,00027
Industry$7,463,000,00011
Universities$93,000,00037
Other$327,000,00024
Total$8,548,000,00017
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Population
ResidentsState Rank
Population, 201912,801,9895
Funding By State
AgencyFunding (in thousands)State Rank
National Institutes of Health$1,944,0235
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention$12,5447
National Science Foundation$245,2135
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality$6,8318
Total$2,208,6124
Economic Impact
IndustryEmploymentAnnual Salary
Pharmaceutical92,084$129,402
Medical Device45,791$72,891
Research, Testing, and Laboratories86,078$125,131
Overall Private Sector5,193,470$55,292
Investment: Funding Sources
Source of R&D Funding InvestmentState Rank
Federal Government$3,352,000,00011
Industry$9,837,000,0009
Universities$1,106,000,0004
Other$1,582,000,0009
Total$15,877,000,00010
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Population
ResidentsState Rank
Population, 20181,057,31544
Funding By State
AgencyFunding (in thousands)State Rank
National Institutes of Health$194,17129
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention$2,41929
National Science Foundation$201,97430
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality$1,55324
Total$400,11623
Economic Impact
IndustryEmploymentAnnual Salary
Pharmaceutical8,074$120,901
Medical Device3,599$73,405
Research, Testing, and Laboratories1,848$66,188
Overall Private Sector415,168$49,583
Investment: Funding Sources
Source of R&D Funding InvestmentState Rank
Federal Government$482,000,00033
Industry$685,000,00034
Universities$205,000,00027
Other$51,000,00042
Total$1,423,000,00035
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Population
ResidentsState Rank
Population, 20185,148,71423
Funding By State
AgencyFunding (in thousands)State Rank
National Institutes of Health$206,72029
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention$2,57327
National Science Foundation$33,96128
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality$2,80519
Total$246,05930
Economic Impact
IndustryEmploymentAnnual Salary
Pharmaceutical16,250$64,107
Medical Device9,632$68,748
Research, Testing, and Laboratories5,528$67,529
Overall Private Sector1,744,351$44,000
Investment: Funding Sources
Source of R&D Funding InvestmentState Rank
Federal Government$654,000,00028
Industry$1,258,000,00029
Universities$260,000,00025
Other$150,000,00034
Total$2,322,000,00031
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