Chapter 8: State Indicators

Financial Research and Development Inputs

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Table 8-28

Federal R&D obligations per individual in S&E occupation, by state: 2002–03

 
State 2002 federal
R&D obligations
($ millions)
2003 individuals in
S&E occupations
2002 federal R&D obligations/2003
individual in S&E
occupation ($)
 
United States 83,629 4,961,550 16,855
Alabama 2,705 56,380 47,974
Alaska 274 10,600 25,830
Arizona 2,057 92,120 22,333
Arkansas 141 21,340 6,621
California 15,686 676,180 23,198
Colorado 1,609 124,140 12,961
Connecticut 1,917 81,380 23,555
Delaware 79 17,370 4,537
District of Columbia 2,850 54,890 51,913
Florida 2,301 221,070 10,407
Georgia 2,019 144,170 14,006
Hawaii 375 16,090 23,319
Idaho 231 22,150 10,424
Illinois 1,694 211,230 8,019
Indiana 526 78,410 6,705
Iowa 405 37,320 10,839
Kansas 291 51,970 5,590
Kentucky 321 45,230 7,104
Louisiana 432 41,900 10,310
Maine 255 15,020 16,944
Maryland 7,192 149,250 48,189
Massachusetts 4,659 184,690 25,224
Michigan 1,244 182,940 6,801
Minnesota 1,151 117,120 9,826
Mississippi 623 22,190 28,062
Missouri 1,203 84,150 14,292
Montana 113 11,450 9,860
Nebraska 145 30,710 4,712
Nevada 336 22,330 15,047
New Hampshire 297 23,430 12,659
New Jersey 2,022 161,420 12,523
New Mexico 2,746 33,600 81,729
New York 3,747 272,440 13,753
North Carolina 1,390 132,440 10,498
North Dakota 102 8,430 12,112
Ohio 2,103 177,100 11,877
Oklahoma 272 44,360 6,123
Oregon 502 61,230 8,203
Pennsylvania 3,162 185,560 17,040
Rhode Island 501 18,740 26,750
South Carolina 371 48,740 7,612
South Dakota 59 9,150 6,415
Tennessee 961 63,680 15,093
Texas 3,374 365,270 9,238
Utah 409 45,570 8,969
Vermont 136 11,420 11,944
Virginia 5,756 209,280 27,505
Washington 1,999 150,230 13,306
West Virginia 254 16,220 15,672
Wisconsin 595 93,320 6,374
Wyoming 40 6,130 6,460
 
Puerto Rico 135 19,940 6,785
 

NOTES: Only the following 10 agencies were required to report federal R&D obligations: Departments of Agriculture, Commerce, Defense, Energy, Health and Human Services, Interior, and Transportation; Environmental Protection Agency; National Aeronautics and Space Administration; and National Science Foundation. These obligations represent approximately 98% of total federal R&D obligations in FY 2002.

SOURCES: National Science Foundation, Division of Science Resources Statistics, Federal Funds for Research and Development; and U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates.

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