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Conduct research in fundamental mathematics or in application of mathematical techniques to science, management, and other fields. Solve problems in various fields using mathematical methods.


  • A Ph.D. in mathematics usually is the minimum educational requirement, except in the Federal Government.
  • Much faster than average employment growth is expected for mathematicians.
  • Keen competition for jobs is expected.
  • Ph.D. holders with a strong background in mathematics and a related field, such as computer science or engineering, should have better employment opportunities in related occupations.


Personality I'm a problem solver
Salary $101,040/yr ($50.52/hr)
Job Outlook Below Average
Education Doctor or Professional degree