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- Maryland is home to more than 500 core bioscience companies.
- Maryland has the highest concentration of doctoral scientists, engineers, mathematical and biological scientists, health care providers and technical professionals in the nation.
TechAmerica’s Cyberstates 2015 report:
- 13,879 high technology establishments – ranked13th.
- 181,300 high technology workers – 11th.
- High technology firms employed 86 of every 1,000 private sector workers in 2010 – 4th.
- Average high technology wage – $104,689 – 9th vs. overall private sector wage of $53,300.
- A total high technology payroll of $19 billion in 2015.
- Leading occupational job categories: Systems Software Developers, Computer Systems Analysts, Software Developers, Computer-user Support Specialists, Telecommunications, R&D Testing Labs, Engineering Services, Measuring and Control Instruments Manufacturing.
- Maryland’s universities receive more than $1.7 billion in NIH research grants and contract awards, and conduct more than $2 billion in R&D.
- Johns Hopkins University ranks first among U.S. colleges and universities in total National Institutes of Health awards, including grants and contracts for research, development, training and fellowships.
- Maryland ranks first in the nation in National Institutes of Health research and development contract awards.
- Johns Hopkins University ranks first among academic institutions in the nation in research and development expenditures. The university also ranks first in federally funded research.