New York State Agencies Account for Nearly One-Third of All State Governments’ Intramural R&D Personnel in FY 2021
State government R&D intramural personnel, by headcount and state: FY 2021
|State governments||Researchers||Technicians||Support staff|
|All other states||1,546||933||396|
Detail may not add to total because of rounding. State governments are listed in order of total headcounts of intramural R&D personnel. All other states includes the District of Columbia.
National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics, Survey of State Government Research and Development, FY 2021.
State governments’ intramural research and development personnel totaled 9,132 employees across the 50 state governments and the District of Columbia in FY 2021. Intramural R&D personnel are a state department’s or agency’s own employees (i.e., not public university employees) who perform or support R&D. Of the 9,132 employees, 4,854 were researchers, 2,981 were technicians, and 1,297 were support staff. In New York state, agency R&D personnel totaled 2,942, of which 1,347 were researchers, 1,184 were technicians, and 411 were support staff, nearly one-third of all state government R&D personnel. Researchers include R&D scientists, engineers, and their managers. Technicians include wildlife technicians, lab technicians, and field staff. Support staff include accountants, facilities management, grant specialists, and clerical staffs.
These and additional details are included in the full set of data tables available at https://ncses.nsf.gov/pubs/nsf23302.
Suggested Citation: Pece CV; National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics (NCSES). 2023. New York State Agencies Account for Nearly One-Third of All State Governments’ Intramural R&D Personnel in FY 2021. NSF 23-326. Alexandria, VA: National Science Foundation. Available at https://ncses.nsf.gov/pubs/nsf23326.
February 21, 2023