Mathematician Salary (United States)

The average salary for a Mathematician is $75,596 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.
Mathematician Salary (?
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$49,547 - $133,698
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MEDIAN: $75,595
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Mathematician Salary (?
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$14.72 - $60.07
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MEDIAN: $21.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$49,547 - $133,698  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,163  
Profit Sharing
$550 - $9,000  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$45,886 - $135,617  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 150
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$14.72 - $60.07  
   
Overtime
$30.18 - $45.23  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,163  
   
Profit Sharing
$550 - $9,000  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
$45,886 - $135,617  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 11
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Job Description for Mathematician

  • Perform computations and numerical analyses of data.
  • Apply mathematical theories to practical problems in a variety of settings and fields.
  • Design and development computational methods for solving problems in science, engineering, or other industries.
  • Conduct mathematical research to expand the knowledge base of traditional areas of math, such as algebra, geometry, and logic.
  • Act as the lead advisor or expert in the application of mathematical analysis to resolve scientific or engineering issues.

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Pay by Experience Level for Mathematician

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference By Location

Washington
up arrow 70%
New York
up arrow 5%
National Average
$77,000
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Experience Affects Mathematician Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 48%
Experienced
up arrow 27%
Mid-Career
up arrow 7%
National Average
$77,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 17%

Skills That Affect Mathematician Salaries

National Average
$77,000
Matlab
up arrow 5%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 5%
C++
up arrow 21%

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
27%
female alumni
 
Male
73%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 93% dental benefits Dental: 81%
vision benefits Vision: 64% employee benefits None: 6%
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