How much does a Mathematician make in the United States?

Average Mathematician Yearly Salary in the United States

Mathematicians earn an average yearly salary of $103,036. Salaries typically start from $53,251 and go up to $155,969.

Average Mathematician Hourly Wage in the United States

Mathematicians earn an average hourly wage of $49.54. Hourly wages typically start from $25.60 and go up to $74.99.

Source: Sokanu (Aggregated)

These numbers may vary depending on several factors, like level of education, amount of experience, industry, company size and location.

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Employment Type Mix

62%
Full-Time
38%
Part-Time

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Salary Satisfaction

3.2
SCORE
153
RATINGS
Mathematicians average a score of 3.2 out of 5 on our salary satisfaction scale. This places Mathematicians in the 66th 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:

$74.99
an hour
$155,969.2
per year
Senior Mathematician Earnings

Senior Mathematicians in the United States earn:

$60.66
an hour
$126,170.3
per year
Experienced Mathematician Earnings

Experienced Mathematicians in the United States earn:

$49.23
an hour
$102,407.4
per year
Junior Mathematician Earnings

Junior Mathematicians in the United States earn:

$33.78
an hour
$70,267.0
per year
Starting Mathematician Earnings

Starting Mathematicians in the United States earn:

$25.60
an hour
$53,250.8
per year

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

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Mathematician Salary Comparison

Mathematicians earn more than 93% percent of similar careers in the United States.

Physicist Salary $118k
Astronomer Salary $110k
Mathematician Salary $103k
Nanotechnology Engineer Salary $99k
Geologist Salary $99k
Atmospheric Scientist Salary $94k
Biochemist Salary $94k
Source: Sokanu (Aggregated)

Mathematician salary by state

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State Hourly Wage Annual Salary Rank
Mathematician Salary in New Jersey $62.73 $130,470 # 1
Mathematician Salary in District of Columbia $60.94 $126,750 # 2
Mathematician Salary in Maryland $57.66 $119,940 # 3
Mathematician Salary in Virginia $55.63 $115,700 # 4
Mathematician Salary in California $52.74 $109,690 # 5
Mathematician Salary in New Mexico $50.77 $105,600 # 6
Mathematician Salary in United States $49.54 $103,035.7 # 7
Mathematician Salary in Illinois $49.52 $103,010 # 8
Mathematician Salary in Pennsylvania $46.92 $97,590 # 9
Mathematician Salary in Colorado $44.59 $92,750 # 10
Mathematician Salary in Rhode Island $44.37 $92,290 # 11
Mathematician Salary in Florida $43.86 $91,230 # 12
Mathematician Salary in New York $40.15 $83,520 # 13
Mathematician Salary in Ohio $39.95 $83,090 # 14
Mathematician Salary in Texas $37.17 $77,320 # 15