Average Mathematician Salary

$71,691
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$3,250
Bonus
$976
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The average salary for a Mathematician is $71,691.
10%
$46k
MEDIAN
$72k
90%
$117k
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Salary
$46k - $117k
Bonus
$202 - $15k
Profit Sharing
$76 - $10k
Total Pay
$40k - $118k

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Job Description for Mathematician

Mathematician Tasks
  • 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.
  • Design and development computational methods for solving problems in science, engineering, or other industries.
  • Perform computations and numerical analyses of data.
  • Apply mathematical theories to practical problems in a variety of settings and fields.

Job Satisfaction for Mathematician

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Popular Skills for Mathematician

Skills in Matlab, C++ Programming Language and Python are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Statistical Analysis and Microsoft Office.

Pay by Experience Level for Mathematician

An entry-level Mathematician with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $65,475 based on 55 salaries. An early career Mathematician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $66,798 based on 87 salaries. A mid-career Mathematician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $88,355 based on 50 salaries. An experienced Mathematician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $97,770 based on 39 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $100,594.
Employees with Mathematician in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 51.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (18.6% more) and Chicago, Illinois (11.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Reno, Nevada (11.8% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 254 survey responses.
Entry Level
21.7%
Early Career
34.3%
Mid Career
19.7%
Experienced
15.4%
Late Career
9.1%