There are currently an estimated 3,100 mathematicians in the United States. The mathematician job market is expected to grow by 29.0% between 2016 and 2026.

How employable are mathematicians?

CareerExplorer rates mathematicians with a D employability rating, meaning this career should provide weak employment opportunities for the foreseeable future. Over the next 10 years, it is expected the US will need 6,100 mathematicians. That number is based on 900 additional mathematicians, and the retirement of 5,200 existing mathematicians.

What’s the supply of mathematicians?

Mathematician job market by state

State Name Employed Mathematicians
California 660
Virginia 450
New Jersey 230
Maryland 170
Texas 140
Florida 100
Illinois 80
District of Columbia 60
New Mexico 60
Rhode Island 60
Colorado 40
Ohio 40
North Carolina 30