Mathematician earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Mathematician salary by state

State Name Average Salary
California $99,080
Colorado $103,100
District of Columbia $126,280
Florida $92,310
Illinois $103,220
Maryland $118,410
New Jersey $111,910
New Mexico $105,780
Nevada $69,350
New York $82,030
Ohio $85,120
Pennsylvania $76,250
Rhode Island $79,660
Texas $53,620
Virginia $123,160
Washington $119,860

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 biochemists.

Career Median Salary
Physicist salary $123K
Astronomer salary $115K
Mathematician salary $105K
Geologist salary $92K
Nanotechnology engineer salary $99K
Materials scientist salary $88K
Biochemist salary $87K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)