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Earnings
Because of the diversity of the type of work mathematicians do and their employers, the range of compensation is extremely broad.

Starting Salary
According to the U.S. Department of Labor
Bureau of Labor Statistics, median annual earnings of mathematicians is about $95,150. . The middle 50 percent earned between $71,430 and $119,480. The lowest 10 percent had earnings of less than $53,570, while the highest 10 percent earned more than $140,500.

In 2009, the average annual salary in the Federal Government was $107,051 for mathematicians; $107,015 for mathematical statisticians; and $101,645 for cryptanalysts.

 

Note: Some resources in this section are provided by the US Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics.
 


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