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, 20172,088,07036
Funding By State
AgencyFunding (in thousands)State Rank
National Institutes of Health$100,26835
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention$2,57728
National Science Foundation$25,89434
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality$39732
Total $129,13635
Economic Impact
IndustryEmploymentAnnual Salary
Pharmaceutical1,981$52,932
Medical Device1,399$57,000
Research, Testing, and Laboratories9,867$74,941
Overall Private Sector627,394$41,058
Investment: Funding Sources
Source of R&D Funding InvestmentState Rank
Federal Government$5,552,000,0006
Industry$263,000,00040
Universities$80,000,00037
Other$171,000,00030
Total$6,066,000,00023
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Population
ResidentsState Rank
Population, 201719,849,3994
Funding By State
AgencyFunding (in thousands)State Rank
National Institutes of Health$2,383,3863
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention$49,4081
National Science Foundation$310,6763
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality$10,3775
Total$2,753,8473
Economic Impact
IndustryEmploymentAnnual Salary
Pharmaceutical98,722$80,229
Medical Device31,131$70,054
Research, Testing, and Laboratories57,435$108,652
Overall Private Sector7,713,662$69,303
Investment: Funding Sources
Source of R&D Funding InvestmentState Rank
Federal Government$5,806,000,0005
Industry$12,330,000,0006
Universities$1,385,000,0002
Other$2,475,000,0004
Total$21,996,000,0004
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Population
ResidentsState Rank
Population, 201710,273,4199
Funding By State
AgencyFunding (in thousands)State Rank
National Institutes of Health$1,260,8166
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention$15,6628
National Science Foundation$140,3479
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality$11,4974
Total$1,428,3236
Economic Impact
IndustryEmploymentAnnual Salary
Pharmaceutical120,285$98,800
Medical Device23,222$63,153
Research, Testing, and Laboratories70,135$93,432
Overall Private Sector3,566,319$47,248
Investment: Funding Sources
Source of R&D Funding InvestmentState Rank
Federal Government$2,194,000,00017
Industry$6,765,000,00010
Universities$540,000,00010
Other$2,272,000,0006
Total$11,771,000,00012
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Population
ResidentsState Rank
Population, 2017755,39347
Funding By State
AgencyFunding (in thousands)State Rank
National Institutes of Health$18,38647
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention$15846
National Science Foundation$8,11049
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality$0-
Total$26,65449
Economic Impact
IndustryEmploymentAnnual Salary
Pharmaceutical199$64,066
Medical Device535$51,919
Research, Testing, and Laboratories1,843$62,576
Overall Private Sector376,070$52,076
Investment: Funding Sources
Source of R&D Funding InvestmentState Rank
Federal Government$107,000,00048
Industry$205,000,00044
Universities$64,000,00041
Other$77,000,00039
Total$453,000,00045
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Population
ResidentsState Rank
Population, 201711,658,6097
Funding By State
AgencyFunding (in thousands)State Rank
National Institutes of Health$754,12510
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention$7,42816
National Science Foundation$90,25218
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality$4,53014
Total$856,33511
Economic Impact
IndustryEmploymentAnnual Salary
Pharmaceutical32,362$79,424
Medical Device26,297$60,403
Research, Testing, and Laboratories27,650$76,284
Overall Private Sector4,606,278$46,983
Investment: Funding Sources
Source of R&D Funding InvestmentState Rank
Federal Government$3,331,000,00010
Industry$6,334,000,00012
Universities$436,000,00014
Other$2,091,000,0007
Total$12,192,000,00011
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Population
ResidentsState Rank
Population, 20173,930,86428
Funding By State
AgencyFunding (in thousands)State Rank
National Institutes of Health$92,25936
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention$22744
National Science Foundation$26,11633
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality$2,67519
Total$121,27636
Economic Impact
IndustryEmploymentAnnual Salary
Pharmaceutical3,238$95,417
Medical Device2,180$56,924
Research, Testing, and Laboratories6,738$56,875
Overall Private Sector1,252,175$43,805
Investment: Funding Sources
Source of R&D Funding InvestmentState Rank
Federal Government$434,000,00035
Industry$634,000,00035
Universities$125,000,00032
Other$109,000,00035
Total$1,302,000,00036
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Population
ResidentsState Rank
Population, 20174,142,77627
Funding By State
AgencyFunding (in thousands)State Rank
National Institutes of Health$312,41921
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention$4,62719
National Science Foundation$175,6517
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality$5,24811
Total$497,94620
Economic Impact
IndustryEmploymentAnnual Salary
Pharmaceutical4,056$52,378
Medical Device11,504$78,493
Research, Testing, and Laboratories6,394$66,379
Overall Private Sector1,556,128$48,854
Investment: Funding Sources
Source of R&D Funding InvestmentState Rank
Federal Government$732,000,00027
Industry$6,133,000,00014
Universities$73,000,00039
Other$237,000,00027
Total$7,175,000,00018
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Population
ResidentsState Rank
Population, 201712,805,5375
Funding By State
AgencyFunding (in thousands)State Rank
National Institutes of Health$1,676,2115
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention$12,02310
National Science Foundation$202,1405
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality$7,3259
Total$1,897,6985
Economic Impact
IndustryEmploymentAnnual Salary
Pharmaceutical108,743$124,469
Medical Device45,368$69,337
Research, Testing, and Laboratories74,811$112,310
Overall Private Sector5,062,373$52,106
Investment: Funding Sources
Source of R&D Funding InvestmentState Rank
Federal Government$3,464,000,0009
Industry$9,219,000,0009
Universities$603,000,0008
Other$1,446,000,0008
Total$14,732,000,00010
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Population
ResidentsState Rank
Population, 20171,059,63943
Funding By State
AgencyFunding (in thousands)State Rank
National Institutes of Health$170,14630
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention$1,90732
National Science Foundation$27,66930
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality$1,51024
Total$201,23230
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, 20175,024,36923
Funding By State
AgencyFunding (in thousands)State Rank
National Institutes of Health$183,90128
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention$2,33530
National Science Foundation$48,01423
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality$1,92721
Total$236,17727
Economic Impact
IndustryEmploymentAnnual Salary
Pharmaceutical12,188$64,435
Medical Device9,100$62,469
Research, Testing, and Laboratories6,236$71,903
Overall Private Sector1,650,590$42,223
Investment: Funding Sources
Source of R&D Funding InvestmentState Rank
Federal Government$642,000,00030
Industry$1,172,000,00030
Universities$276,000,00022
Other$137,000,00033
Total$2,227,000,00032
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