Salary for Mathematicians

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Also known as:  Algebraist, Cipher Expert, Cryptanalyst, Cryptographer, Cryptographic Vulnerability Analyst, Geometrician, Mathematician

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Employed in many industries, mathematicians working in the private sector develop models and run numerical analyses to solve complex problems. The creation and application of fundamental mathematics tools, and the numerical optimization of data for computer processing number among their tasks. They may work in healthcare, science, management, and many other fields. Their position is the result of many years of rigorous training, and generally requires graduate education.

A Mathematician will normally receive a salary between $61,130 to $170,150 depending on education and experience. usually get an average wage of one hundred and twelve thousand five hundred and thirty dollars per annum.

are compensated highest in District of Columbia, which has average pay levels of just about $137,960. Professionals that work in these jobs obtain the highest pay in Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services, where they can get compensation, on average, of $126,910.

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SALARY TREND

The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 49.06 percent nationwide in that time.

INDUSTRIES

Mathematicians tend to make the most in the following industries:

Finance and Insurance
$131,870
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$126,910
Manufacturing
$123,610
Public Administration
$115,360
Educational Services
$72,520

In general, they earn less within the industries below:

Educational Services
$72,520
Public Administration
$115,360
Manufacturing
$123,610
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$126,910
Finance and Insurance
$131,870