Salary for Mathematicians

Also known as:  Algebraist, Cipher Expert, Cryptanalyst, Cryptographer, Cryptographic Vulnerability Analyst, Geometrician, Mathematician helps science and professional engineers find better paying jobs across all specialties and locations.

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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. Professionals in this occupation earn between $90,000-$110,000 yearly.

A Mathematician earns an average wage of around 80000 and 120000 based on education and experience. Mathematicians will normally receive an average salary of One Hundred Three Thousand One Hundred dollars per annum.

Mathematicians receive the highest salary in the District of Columbia, where they can receive average compensation of close to about $116090. They can obtain the highest pay in Finance and Insurance, which has average job salaries of $106360.

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The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 26.48 percent nationwide in that time.
Mathematicians tend to make the most in the following industries
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services $106,360
Finance and Insurance $90,340
Educational Services $71,150
In general, they earn less within the industries below
Educational Services $71,150
Finance and Insurance $90,340
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services $106,360