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, 2019884,65946
Funding By State
AgencyFunding (in thousands)State Rank
National Institutes of Health$24,58046
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention$19247
National Science Foundation$15,06445
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality$0 -
Total$39,83647
Economic Impact
IndustryEmploymentAnnual Salary
Pharmaceutical114$76,763
Medical Device4,833$64,794
Research, Testing, and Laboratories1,675$63,035
Overall Private Sector353,039$43,702
Investment: Funding Sources
Source of R&D Funding InvestmentState Rank
Federal Government$85,000,00049
Industry$191,000,00047
Universities$24,000,00050
Other$38,000,00046
Total$338,000,00049
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Population
ResidentsState Rank
Population, 20196,829,17416
Funding By State
AgencyFunding (in thousands)State Rank
National Institutes of Health$584,88617
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention$3,38225
National Science Foundation$67,51221
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality$3,71312
Total$659,49317
Economic Impact
IndustryEmploymentAnnual Salary
Pharmaceutical9,665$80,523
Medical Device24,612$93,028
Research, Testing, and Laboratories18,457$75,119
Overall Private Sector2,561,941$50,666
Investment: Funding Sources
Source of R&D Funding InvestmentState Rank
Federal Government$2,636,000,00014
Industry$1,232,000,00030
Universities$333,000,00020
Other$300,000,00026
Total$4,501,000,00026
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Population
ResidentsState Rank
Population, 201928,995,8812
Funding By State
AgencyFunding (in thousands)State Rank
National Institutes of Health$1,370,6097
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention$8,43911
National Science Foundation$293,7614
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality$5,01810
Total$1,677,8277
Economic Impact
IndustryEmploymentAnnual Salary
Pharmaceutical67,322$101,832
Medical Device33,827$82,482
Research, Testing, and Laboratories61,047$84,926
Overall Private Sector10,427,255$58,627
Investment: Funding Sources
Source of R&D Funding InvestmentState Rank
Federal Government$3,517,000,0008
Industry$18,123,000,0005
Universities$1,376,000,0003
Other$3,838,000,0003
Total$26,854,000,0003
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Population
ResidentsState Rank
Population, 20193,205,95830
Funding By State
AgencyFunding (in thousands)State Rank
National Institutes of Health$235,28626
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention$5,64815
National Science Foundation$43,54526
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality$3,44213
Total$287,92126
Economic Impact
IndustryEmploymentAnnual Salary
Pharmaceutical34,647$61,011
Medical Device36,517$66,939
Research, Testing, and Laboratories21,235$73,454
Overall Private Sector1,247,542$48,564
Investment: Funding Sources
Source of R&D Funding InvestmentState Rank
Federal Government$1,141,000,00022
Industry$2,212,000,00025
Universities$95,000,00034
Other$186,000,00031
Total$3,634,000,00027
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Population
ResidentsState Rank
Population, 2019623,98949
Funding By State
AgencyFunding (in thousands)State Rank
National Institutes of Health$64,11438
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention$19444
National Science Foundation$5,19350
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality$0--
Total$69,50141
Economic Impact
IndustryEmploymentAnnual Salary
Pharmaceutical1,773$86,164
Medical Device2,048$70,582
Research, Testing, and Laboratories471$74,189
Overall Private Sector256,976$46,633
Investment: Funding Sources
Source of R&D Funding InvestmentState Rank
Federal Government$91,000,00048
Industry$244,000,00044
Universities$29,000,00049
Other$14,000,00049
Total$378,000,00048
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Population
ResidentsState Rank
Population, 20198,535,51912
Funding By State
AgencyFunding (in thousands)State Rank
National Institutes of Health$509,30818
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention$3,58722
National Science Foundation$123,82513
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality$1,55725
Total$638,27818
Economic Impact
IndustryEmploymentAnnual Salary
Pharmaceutical12,418$90,401
Medical Device6,913$84,666
Research, Testing, and Laboratories25,584$84,342
Overall Private Sector3,187,388$57,852
Investment: Funding Sources
Source of R&D Funding InvestmentState Rank
Federal Government$5,066,000,0006
Industry$2,737,000,00023
Universities$513,000,00011
Other$510,000,00021
Total$8,826,000,00016
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Population
ResidentsState Rank
Population, 20197,614,89313
Funding By State
AgencyFunding (in thousands)State Rank
National Institutes of Health$1,1368
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention$15,7276
National Science Foundation$119,55514
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality$3,17715
Total$1,274,6238
Economic Impact
IndustryEmploymentAnnual Salary
Pharmaceutical10,034$74,368
Medical Device17,079$96,040
Research, Testing, and Laboratories42,803$143,250
Overall Private Sector2,813,013$66,632
Investment: Funding Sources
Source of R&D Funding InvestmentState Rank
Federal Government$3,018,000,00012
Industry$20,886,000,0002
Universities$263,000,00024
Other$737,000,00018
Total$24,904,000,0004
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Population
ResidentsState Rank
Population, 2018705,749--
Funding By State
AgencyFunding (in thousands)State Rank
National Institutes of Health$248,040--
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention$2,056--
National Science Foundation$94,997--
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality$1,334--
Total$346,427--
Economic Impact
IndustryEmploymentAnnual Salary
Pharmaceutical284$298,037
Medical Device25$168,155
Research, Testing, and Laboratories4,602$114,107
Overall Private Sector534,233$88,219
Investment: Funding Sources
Source of R&D Funding InvestmentState Rank
Federal Government$3,977,000,000
Industry$296,000,000
Universities$177,000,000
Other$84,000,000
Total$4,534,000,000
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Population
ResidentsState Rank
Population, 20191,792,14738
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
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
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
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Population
ResidentsState Rank
Population, 20195,822,43420
Funding By State
AgencyFunding (in thousands)State Rank
National Institutes of Health$492,98819
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention$5,21716
National Science Foundation$79,72119
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality$2,99418
Total$580,92020
Economic Impact
IndustryEmploymentAnnual Salary
Pharmaceutical15,779$78,426
Medical Device31,612$90,556
Research, Testing, and Laboratories19,453$85,413
Overall Private Sector2,497,558$48,951
Investment: Funding Sources
Source of R&D Funding InvestmentState Rank
Federal Government$900,000,00024
Industry$4,824,000,00017
Universities$477,000,00014
Other$763,000,00016
Total$6,964,000,00022
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