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3k 3k
21.4% 21.4%
3.6/5 3.6/5
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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.

Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics

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.

Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics

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3.2
SCORE
101
RATINGS
Mathematicians average a score of 3.2 out of 5 on our salary satisfaction scale. This places Mathematicians in the 69th percentile of salary satisfaction.

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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.

Physicist Salary $111k
Mathematician Salary $111k
Nanotechnology Engineer Salary $95k
Geospatial Information Scientist Salary $85k
Geographer Salary $76k
Occupational Health Specialist Salary $70k
Conservation Scientist Salary $61k
Forensic Science Technician Salary $56k
Food Safety And Quality Technician Salary $44k
Forest and Conservation Worker Salary $27k
Source:

Historical salary for Mathematicians in the United States

Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics

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
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