Careers in Mathematics

Why Major in Mathematics?

Did you know the Average income of a graduate with a Mathematics degree is $75,000?


Here are a few of the top fields and how they rate.

Top Fields




Aerospace Engineer


Data Analyst


Data Scientist




Financial Analyst


Mathematics Teacher


Senior Software Engineer


Software Developer


Software Engineer



Source: (updated 9/11/19)

Source: (2017 median income)


In a 2016 study that ranked 200 careers based on job environment, income, outlook, and stress, four of the top 10 jobs were directly related to math:  data scientist (#1), statistician (#2), mathematician (#6), and actuary (#10).

Source:  CareerCast Jobs Rated Report 2016:  Ranking 200 Jobs