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How much does a Mathematician make in California?

Average Mathematician Hourly Wage in California

Mathematicians earn a median hourly wage of $56.75. Hourly wages typically start from $26.92 and go up to $78.10.

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

Average Mathematician Yearly Salary in California

Mathematicians earn a median salary of $118,040 per year. Salaries typically start from $56,000 and go up to $162,450.

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

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Salary Satisfaction

3.1
SCORE
79
RATINGS
Mathematicians average a score of 3.1 out of 5 on our salary satisfaction scale. This places Mathematicians in the 64th percentile of salary satisfaction.

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How to Become a Mathematician

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      Offers: Bachelors
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      Offers: Bachelors
    • Johns Hopkins University | Baltimore, MD
      Offers: Bachelors
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      Offers: Bachelors
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Mathematician Earnings by Seniority

Top End Mathematician Earnings

The highest earning Mathematicians in California earn:

$78.10
an hour
$162,450
per year
Senior Mathematician Earnings

Senior Mathematicians in California earn:

$67.71
an hour
$140,840
per year
Experienced Mathematician Earnings

Experienced Mathematicians in California earn:

$56.75
an hour
$118,040
per year
Junior Mathematician Earnings

Junior Mathematicians in California earn:

$39.55
an hour
$82,270
per year
Starting Mathematician Earnings

Starting Mathematicians in California earn:

$26.92
an hour
$56,000
per year

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

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Mathematician salary comparison

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Historical salary for Mathematicians in California

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

Should I be a Mathematician?

Think you might be 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!

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  2. Get the Education

    • George Washington University | Washington, DC
      Offers: Bachelors
    • Georgetown University | Washington, DC
      Offers: Bachelors
    • Johns Hopkins University | Baltimore, MD
      Offers: Bachelors
    • University of Delaware | Newark, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
    • American University | Washington, DC
      Offers: Bachelors
  3. Get Hired
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