NIH funding is a source of employment and economic activity across the country. Click on each state below to see the number of jobs supported by NIH extramural research, as well as the number of jobs each state is projected to lose based on cuts to NIH through budget sequestration.

  • Alabama
  • Economic Impact of NIH Awards to:

    Alabama

    Jobs Supported Grants Awarded
    After Sequestration* -236 -$11.72 million
    2012 4,630 $229.9 million
    2011 5,373 $268.5 million
    2010 5,889 $293 million
    * based on 2012 data
  • Alaska
  • Economic Impact of NIH Awards to:

    Alaska

    Jobs Supported Grants Awarded
    After Sequestration* -22 -$0.44 million
    2012 430 $8.7 million
    2011 453 $9.2 million
    2010 687 $21 million
    * based on 2012 data
  • Arizona
  • Economic Impact of NIH Awards to:

    Arizona

    Jobs Supported Grants Awarded
    After Sequestration* -214 -$8.84 million
    2012 4,197 $173.4 million
    2011 4,532 $183.8 million
    2010 5,145 $210 million
    * based on 2012 data
  • Arkansas
  • Economic Impact of NIH Awards to:

    Arkansas

    Jobs Supported Grants Awarded
    After Sequestration* -80 -$2.75 million
    2012 1,568 $ 54.0 million
    2011 1,786 $62.6 million
    2010 2,274 $86 million
    * based on 2012 data
  • California
  • Economic Impact of NIH Awards to:

    California

    Jobs Supported Grants Awarded
    After Sequestration* -3,028 -$170.05 million
    2012 59,363 $ 3,334.3 million
    2011 63,196 $3535.3 million
    2010 71,734 $4021 million
    * based on 2012 data
  • Colorado
  • Economic Impact of NIH Awards to:

    Colorado

    Jobs Supported Grants Awarded
    After Sequestration* -307 -$15.49 million
    2012 6,018 $ 303.8 million
    2011 6,372 $320.3 million
    2010 7,437 $377 million
    * based on 2012 data
  • Connecticut
  • Economic Impact of NIH Awards to:

    Connecticut

    Jobs Supported Grants Awarded
    After Sequestration* -324 -$24.14 million
    2012 6,350 $ 473.4 million
    2011 6,504 $479.5 million
    2010 7,686 $571 million
    * based on 2012 data
  • Delaware
  • Economic Impact of NIH Awards to:

    Delaware

    Jobs Supported Grants Awarded
    After Sequestration* -26 -$1.67 million
    2012 520 $ 32.7 million
    2011 508 $30.6 million
    2010 644 $42 million
    * based on 2012 data
  • District of Columbia
  • Economic Impact of NIH Awards to:

    District of Columbia

    Jobs Supported Grants Awarded
    After Sequestration* -25 -$9.49 million
    2012 500 $ 186.0 million
    2011 544 $202.4 million
    2010 602 $223 million
    * based on 2012 data
  • Florida
  • Economic Impact of NIH Awards to:

    Florida

    Jobs Supported Grants Awarded
    After Sequestration* -641 -$25.09 million
    2012 12,564 $491.9 million
    2011 12,993 $492.6 million
    2010 13,790 $509 million
    * based on 2012 data
  • Georgia
  • Economic Impact of NIH Awards to:

    Georgia

    Jobs Supported Grants Awarded
    After Sequestration* -529 -$22.5 million
    2012 10,378 $ 441.2 million
    2011 10,963 $463.3 million
    2010 12,602 $536 million
    * based on 2012 data
  • Hawaii
  • Economic Impact of NIH Awards to:

    Hawaii

    Jobs Supported Grants Awarded
    After Sequestration* -63 -$2.75 million
    2012 1,229 $53.9 million
    2011 1,390 $60.7 million
    2010 1,527 $66 million
    * based on 2012 data
  • Idaho
  • Economic Impact of NIH Awards to:

    Idaho

    Jobs Supported Grants Awarded
    After Sequestration* -22 -$0.48 million
    2012 438 $ 9.5 million
    2011 449 $9.3 million
    2010 553 $14 million
    * based on 2012 data
  • Illinois
  • Economic Impact of NIH Awards to:

    Illinois

    Jobs Supported Grants Awarded
    After Sequestration* -727 -$38.04 million
    2012 14,248 $ 745.9 million
    2011 14,960 $779.2 million
    2010 16,928 $884 million
    * based on 2012 data
  • Indiana
  • Economic Impact of NIH Awards to:

    Indiana

    Jobs Supported Grants Awarded
    After Sequestration* -239 -$10.29 million
    2012 4,689 $ 201.8 million
    2011 5,028 $216.2 million
    2010 6,164 $274 million
    * based on 2012 data
  • Iowa
  • Economic Impact of NIH Awards to:

    Iowa

    Jobs Supported Grants Awarded
    After Sequestration* -201 -$9.39 million
    2012 3,934 $ 184.2 million
    2011 4,217 $197.7 million
    2010 4,894 $232 million
    * based on 2012 data
  • Kansas
  • Economic Impact of NIH Awards to:

    Kansas

    Jobs Supported Grants Awarded
    After Sequestration* -103 -$5.19 million
    2012 2,013 $ 101.7 million
    2011 2,128 $105.8 million
    2010 2,450 $123 million
    * based on 2012 data
  • Kentucky
  • Economic Impact of NIH Awards to:

    Kentucky

    Jobs Supported Grants Awarded
    After Sequestration* -178 -$7.69 million
    2012 3,498 $ 150.8 million
    2011 3,680 $156.3 million
    2010 4,380 $190 million
    * based on 2012 data
  • Louisiana
  • Economic Impact of NIH Awards to:

    Louisiana

    Jobs Supported Grants Awarded
    After Sequestration* -220 -$8.36 million
    2012 4,319 $ 163.9 million
    2011 4,397 $166.8 million
    2010 4,468 $162 million
    * based on 2012 data
  • Maine
  • Economic Impact of NIH Awards to:

    Maine

    Jobs Supported Grants Awarded
    After Sequestration* -89 -$3.74 million
    2012 1,749 $ 73.4 million
    2011 1,821 $74.9 million
    2010 1,804 $72 million
    * based on 2012 data
  • Maryland
  • Economic Impact of NIH Awards to:

    Maryland

    Jobs Supported Grants Awarded
    After Sequestration* -743 -$49.46 million
    2012 14,575 $969.9 million
    2011 24,557 $1687.7 million
    2010 17,968 $1198 million
    * based on 2012 data
  • Massachusetts
  • Economic Impact of NIH Awards to:

    Massachusetts

    Jobs Supported Grants Awarded
    After Sequestration* -1,736 -$125.97 million
    2012 34,031 $2,740.0 million
    2011 34,598 $2507.9 million
    2010 40,415 $2935 million
    * based on 2012 data
  • Michigan
  • Economic Impact of NIH Awards to:

    Michigan

    Jobs Supported Grants Awarded
    After Sequestration* -564 -$31.58 million
    2012 11,065 $619.1 million
    2011 11,744 $655.5 million
    2010 13,406 $751 million
    * based on 2012 data
  • Minnesota
  • Economic Impact of NIH Awards to:

    Minnesota

    Jobs Supported Grants Awarded
    After Sequestration* -453 -$24.39 million
    2012 8,887 $478.2 million
    2011 9,209 $493.8 million
    2010 10,253 $549 million
    * based on 2012 data
  • Mississippi
  • Economic Impact of NIH Awards to:

    Mississippi

    Jobs Supported Grants Awarded
    After Sequestration* -54 -$1.58 million
    2012 1,068 $30.9 million
    2011 1,191 $33.9 million
    2010 1,508
    * based on 2012 data
  • Missouri
  • Economic Impact of NIH Awards to:

    Missouri

    Jobs Supported Grants Awarded
    After Sequestration* -369 -$23.72 million
    2012 7,226 $465.1 million
    2011 7,489 $477.3 million
    2010 8,773 $563 million
    * based on 2012 data
  • Montana
  • Economic Impact of NIH Awards to:

    Montana

    Jobs Supported Grants Awarded
    After Sequestration* -35 -$1.35 million
    2012 695 $26.4 million
    2011 960 $39.7 million
    2010 1,239 $54 million
    * based on 2012 data
  • Nebraska
  • Economic Impact of NIH Awards to:

    Nebraska

    Jobs Supported Grants Awarded
    After Sequestration* -95 -$4.67 million
    2012 1,865 $ 91.5 million
    2011 1,787 $84.1 million
    2010 2,412 $122 million
    * based on 2012 data
  • Nevada
  • Economic Impact of NIH Awards to:

    Nevada

    Jobs Supported Grants Awarded
    After Sequestration* -43 -$1.1 million
    2012 847 $21.5 million
    2011 901 $20.6 million
    2010 989 $22 million
    * based on 2012 data
  • New Hampshire
  • Economic Impact of NIH Awards to:

    New Hampshire

    Jobs Supported Grants Awarded
    After Sequestration* -73 -$4.67 million
    2012 1,424 $91.6 million
    2011 1,396 $88.4 million
    2010 1,743 $113 million
    * based on 2012 data
  • New Jersey
  • Economic Impact of NIH Awards to:

    New Jersey

    Jobs Supported Grants Awarded
    After Sequestration* -253 -$12.16 million
    2012 4,962 $238.4 million
    2011 5,352 $250.7 million
    2010 6,324 $305 million
    * based on 2012 data
  • New Mexico
  • Economic Impact of NIH Awards to:

    New Mexico

    Jobs Supported Grants Awarded
    After Sequestration* -94 -$4.82 million
    2012 1,843 $94.6 million
    2011 2,037 $105.7 million
    2010 2,609 $140 million
    * based on 2012 data
  • New York
  • Economic Impact of NIH Awards to:

    New York

    Jobs Supported Grants Awarded
    After Sequestration* -1,645 -$101.92 million
    2012 32,249 $1,998.5 million
    2011 33,193 $2041.4 million
    2010 39,210 $2434 million
    * based on 2012 data
  • North Carolina
  • Economic Impact of NIH Awards to:

    North Carolina

    Jobs Supported Grants Awarded
    After Sequestration* -958 -$49.18 million
    2012 18,779 $964.4 million
    2011 20,571 $1063 million
    2010 21,451 $1098 million
    * based on 2012 data
  • North Dakota
  • Economic Impact of NIH Awards to:

    North Dakota

    Jobs Supported Grants Awarded
    After Sequestration* -22 -$0.75 million
    2012 427 $14.7 million
    2011 453 $17.5 million
    2010 480 $18 million
    * based on 2012 data
  • Ohio
  • Economic Impact of NIH Awards to:

    Ohio

    Jobs Supported Grants Awarded
    After Sequestration* -701 -$33.72 million
    2012 13,751 $661.2 million
    2011 14,886 $711 million
    2010 16,675 $796 million
    * based on 2012 data
  • Oklahoma
  • Economic Impact of NIH Awards to:

    Oklahoma

    Jobs Supported Grants Awarded
    After Sequestration* -127 -$4.18 million
    2012 2,497 $81.9 million
    2011 2,650 $82.5 million
    2010 3,169 $103 million
    * based on 2012 data
  • Oregon
  • Economic Impact of NIH Awards to:

    Oregon

    Jobs Supported Grants Awarded
    After Sequestration* -317 -$15.53 million
    2012 6,221 $304.6 million
    2011 6,089 $303.6 million
    2010 7,108 $357 million
    * based on 2012 data
  • Pennsylvania
  • Economic Impact of NIH Awards to:

    Pennsylvania

    Jobs Supported Grants Awarded
    After Sequestration* -1,209 -$73.01 million
    2012 23,709 $1,431.6 million
    2011 24,291 $1455.1 million
    2010 28,120 $1691 million
    * based on 2012 data
  • Rhode Island
  • Economic Impact of NIH Awards to:

    Rhode Island

    Jobs Supported Grants Awarded
    After Sequestration* -117 -$7.49 million
    2012 2,289 $146.9 million
    2011 2,395 $152.8 million
    2010 2,613 $166 million
    * based on 2012 data
  • South Carolina
  • Economic Impact of NIH Awards to:

    South Carolina

    Jobs Supported Grants Awarded
    After Sequestration* -171 -$6.92 million
    2012 3,350 $135.7 million
    2011 3,560 $142 million
    2010 4,165 $169 million
    * based on 2012 data
  • South Dakota
  • Economic Impact of NIH Awards to:

    South Dakota

    Jobs Supported Grants Awarded
    After Sequestration* -20 -$1.01 million
    2012 388 $19.9 million
    2011 397 $18.6 million
    2010 416 $18 million
    * based on 2012 data
  • Tennessee
  • Economic Impact of NIH Awards to:

    Tennessee

    Jobs Supported Grants Awarded
    After Sequestration* -451 -$23.05 million
    2012 8,839 $451.9 million
    2011 9,360 $479.9 million
    2010 10,885 $561 million
    * based on 2012 data
  • Texas
  • Economic Impact of NIH Awards to:

    Texas

    Jobs Supported Grants Awarded
    After Sequestration* -1,296 -$53.09 million
    2012 25,408 $1,040.9 million
    2011 25,878 $1066.8 million
    2010 31,072 $1307 million
    * based on 2012 data
  • Utah
  • Economic Impact of NIH Awards to:

    Utah

    Jobs Supported Grants Awarded
    After Sequestration* -193 -$7.92 million
    2012 3,787 $155.3 million
    2011 4,132 $171 million
    2010 4,618 $191 million
    * based on 2012 data
  • Vermont
  • Economic Impact of NIH Awards to:

    Vermont

    Jobs Supported Grants Awarded
    After Sequestration* -53 -$2.62 million
    2012 1,032 $51.4 million
    2011 1,067 $52.6 million
    2010 1,438 $73 million
    * based on 2012 data
  • Virginia
  • Economic Impact of NIH Awards to:

    Virginia

    Jobs Supported Grants Awarded
    After Sequestration* -276 -$13.87 million
    2012 5,404 $272.0 million
    2011 6,376 $332.3 million
    2010 6,701 $340 million
    * based on 2012 data
  • Washington
  • Economic Impact of NIH Awards to:

    Washington

    Jobs Supported Grants Awarded
    After Sequestration* -717 -$43.81 million
    2012 14,067 $859.0 million
    2011 15,180 $926 million
    2010 16,667 $1014 million
    * based on 2012 data
  • West Virgina
  • Economic Impact of NIH Awards to:

    West Virgina

    Jobs Supported Grants Awarded
    After Sequestration* -50 -$1.9 million
    2012 980 $37.3
    2011 721 $19 million
    2010 1,140 $41 million
    * based on 2012 data
  • Wisconsin
  • Economic Impact of NIH Awards to:

    Wisconsin

    Jobs Supported Grants Awarded
    After Sequestration* -380 -$19.07 million
    2012 7,454 $373.9 million
    2011 8,036 $402.6 million
    2010 9,308 $469 million
    * based on 2012 data
  • Wyoming
  • Economic Impact of NIH Awards to:

    Wyoming

    Jobs Supported Grants Awarded
    After Sequestration* -16 -$0.37 million
    2012 322 $7.2 million
    2011 349 $6.2 million
    2010 406 $8 million
    * based on 2012 data