The average salary for a Mathematician is $72,348 per year. A skill in Object Oriented Programming (OOP) is associated with high pay for this job.
Mathematician Total Pay (?
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$47,730 - $114,221
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110K
MEDIAN: $72,348
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Mathematician Total Pay (?
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$13.00 - $62.40
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National Salary Data

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Salary
$47,730 - $114,221  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,213  
Profit Sharing
$983 - $5,087  
Total Pay (?
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$42,236 - $127,729  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 174
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$13.00 - $62.40  
   
Overtime
$36.67 - $50.65  
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,213  
   
Profit Sharing
$983 - $5,087  
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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$42,236 - $127,729  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 174
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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.
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 61%
New York
up arrow 8%
National Average
$74,000
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Experience Affects Mathematician Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 38%
Experienced
up arrow 30%
Mid-Career
up arrow 14%
National Average
$74,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 13%

Skills That Affect Mathematician Salaries

Object Oriented Programming (OOP)
up arrow 27%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 2%
National Average
$74,000
Matlab
up arrow 5%
C++
up arrow 18%
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Gender
Female
26%
female alumni
 
Male
74%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
14%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 79%
vision benefits Vision: 64% employee benefits None: 7%
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