What Are The Training Requirements for Mathematicians?

Mathematicians need a master's degree.

Degrees for Mathematicians
Typical education of Mathematicians
Percent
Less than High School 0.1
High School 0.1
Some College 3.2
Associates Degree 3.0
Bachelors Degree 32.9
Masters Degree 39.0
Doctorate or Professional Degree 21.7

What Is the Employment Outlook for Mathematicians?

Over the next 10 years there will be aproximately 0 more mathematicians but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 1,000 more.

This career includes 3,000 people in the United States.

How Much Do Mathematicians Make?

On average, mathematicians make $50.77 per hour or $105,600 per year in the United States.

What Is the Typical Hourly Income for Mathematicians?

Hourly income for Mathematicians in the United States compared with other, similar careers.
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Mathematicians $26.39 $34.83 $50.87 $62.37 $77.07
Computer and mathematical occupations $20.51 $28.42 $39.82 $53.70 $67.91
Mathematical science occupations $21.54 $28.66 $39.30 $52.78 $67.74
National Average $9.27 $11.60 $17.81 $28.92 $45.45

What Is the Typical Annual Salary for Mathematicians?

Annual salary for Mathematicians in the United States compared with other, similar careers.
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Mathematicians $54,890 $72,440 $105,810 $129,730 $160,310
Computer and mathematical occupations $42,650 $59,120 $82,830 $111,690 $141,250
Mathematical science occupations $44,810 $59,620 $81,750 $109,780 $140,900
National Average $19,290 $24,140 $37,040 $60,150 $94,540

This data is from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics

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