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$111k $111k
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How much does a Mathematician make in the United States?

Average Mathematician Hourly Wage in the United States

Mathematicians earn a median hourly wage of $53.42. Hourly wages typically start from $27.02 and go up to $80.41.

Average Mathematician Yearly Salary in the United States

Mathematicians earn a median salary of $111,110 per year. Salaries typically start from $56,200 and go up to $167,250.

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    • Delaware Technical Community College-Stanton/Wilmington | Wilmington, DE
      Offers: Associates
    • Delaware State University | Dover, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
    • University of Delaware | Newark, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
    • Wesley College | Dover, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
    • American University | Washington, DC
      Offers: Bachelors
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Mathematician Earnings by Seniority

Top End Mathematician Earnings

The highest earning Mathematicians in the United States earn:

$80.41
an hour
$167,250
per year
Senior Mathematician Earnings

Senior Mathematicians in the United States earn:

$67.08
an hour
$139,520
per year
Experienced Mathematician Earnings

Experienced Mathematicians in the United States earn:

$53.42
an hour
$111,110
per year
Junior Mathematician Earnings

Junior Mathematicians in the United States earn:

$39.23
an hour
$81,590
per year
Starting Mathematician Earnings

Starting Mathematicians in the United States earn:

$27.02
an hour
$56,200
per year

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

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Mathematician salary comparison

Mathematicians earn more than 95% percent of Science careers. Mathematician salaries are in the bottom % of all careers in the United States.

Mathematician Salary $111k
Particle Physicist Salary $110k
Geologist Salary $91k
Statistician Salary $80k
Chemist Salary $73k
Food Science Technologist Salary $65k
Soil and Plant Scientist Salary $60k
Curator Salary $51k
Forest and Conservation Worker Salary $27k

Historical salary for Mathematicians in the United States

Mathematician salary by state

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State Hourly Wage Annual Salary Rank
Mathematician Salary in New Jersey $69.88 $145,360 # 1
Mathematician Salary in Maryland $63.53 $132,140 # 2
Mathematician Salary in District of Columbia $56.79 $118,130 # 3
Mathematician Salary in New Mexico $52.17 $108,510 # 4
Mathematician Salary in California $56.75 $118,040 # 5
Mathematician Salary in Virginia $54.14 $112,610 # 6
Mathematician Salary in Massachusetts $53.38 $111,030 # 7
Mathematician Salary in Rhode Island $48.95 $101,820 # 8
Mathematician Salary in Ohio $45.02 $93,650 # 9
Mathematician Salary in Florida $45.22 $94,050 # 10
Mathematician Salary in Michigan $40.82 $84,900 # 11
Mathematician Salary in Texas $25.91 $53,900 # 12
Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics

How to Become a Mathematician

Interested in becoming a Mathematician? Here are your next steps.

  1. Take the Sokanu Career Test

    Would you make a good mathematician? Sokanu's free assessment reveals how compatible you are with a career across 5 dimensions!

    Take the free career test
  2. Get the Education

    • Delaware Technical Community College-Stanton/Wilmington | Wilmington, DE
      Offers: Associates
    • Delaware State University | Dover, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
    • University of Delaware | Newark, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
    • Wesley College | Dover, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
    • American University | Washington, DC
      Offers: Bachelors
  3. Get Hired

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