Mathematician earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Mathematician salary by state

State Name Average Salary
District of Columbia $126,280
Washington $119,860
Colorado $103,100
Virginia $123,160
New Jersey $111,910
Illinois $103,220
Maryland $118,410
New Mexico $105,780
California $99,080
Rhode Island $79,660
Florida $92,310
Ohio $85,120
New York $82,030
Pennsylvania $76,250
Nevada $69,350

How do mathematician salaries compare to similar careers?

Mathematicians earn about the same as related careers in the United States. On average, they make less than physicists but more than biostatisticians.

Career Median Salary
Physicist salary $121K
Materials scientist salary $100K
Astronomer salary $106K
Geologist salary $91K
Biochemist salary $93K
Mathematician salary $102K
Geospatial information scientist salary $90K
Nanotechnology engineer salary $97K
Atmospheric scientist salary $94K
Biostatistician salary $88K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)