## What jobs can you get if you are good at math?

When you complete an undergraduate math degree, jobs like the following become possibilities for you:

- Cryptographer.
- Actuary.
- Mathematician.
- Economist.
- Statistician.
- Financial planner.
- Operations research analyst.
- Investment analyst.

**Are math jobs in demand?**

In fact, by the year 2028, the US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that the job market for aspiring mathematicians will grow by a staggering 33 percent – much faster than for all other occupations.

**What jobs can you get with a PhD in mathematics?**

PhD in Mathematics Careers

- Postsecondary Education Administrators. Postsecondary education administrators register students for classes and allocate the space and time required for each class.
- Actuaries.
- Mathematicians and Statisticians.
- Operations Research Analysts.
- Postsecondary Mathematics Science Teachers.

### Do mathematicians make a lot of money?

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the median income of a mathematician was $101,360. Also, the job is growing at a 23% rate. So mathematicians do not make a lot of money but they do make much more than the average wage.

**What major should I choose if I like math?**

Typical Degree Paths: Bachelor’s in mathematics, actuarial science, statistics or other analytical field; master’s in mathematics, theoretical mathematics or applied mathematics; some positions may require a PhD in theoretical or applied mathematics.

**Are math PhDs employable?**

In 2013-14, 85% of math PhD recipients were known to be employed immediately after graduation, and only 5% were known to still be looking (9% were unknown). This is partially due to the ability of mathematics PhDs to look for jobs in business, industry, and government, although the majority work in academia.

#### Is it worth getting a PhD in mathematics?

As others pointed out, Math PhD does have some value in the industry. You would have to make a decision whether the opportunity cost is too high though. I would imagine a PhD in mathematics would allow you to work in any sort of job that requires analytical thinking.

**How much money does a NASA mathematician make?**

For most professionals working as mathematicians, wages are reported as annual salaries rather than hourly amounts. These numbers translate to a low-end salary of $58,100 and a high-end salary of $162,060.