The average salary for a mathematician in the United States is around $108,100 per year.

#### Avg Salary

Mathematicians earn an average yearly salary of **$108,100**.

Wages typically start from **$61,760** and go up to **$169,500**.

66% above national average Updated in 2021

## Mathematician earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

## Mathematician salary by state

State Name | Average Salary |
---|---|

New York | $98,280 |

Colorado | $97,230 |

Indiana | $92,570 |

Florida | $86,300 |

Rhode Island | $79,660 |

Nevada | $76,690 |

Pennsylvania | $76,250 |

Texas | $53,620 |

District of Columbia | $135,030 |

Virginia | $124,220 |

Maryland | $122,600 |

New Jersey | $121,160 |

Washington | $119,860 |

California | $118,210 |

Illinois | $109,620 |

Ohio | $109,350 |

New Mexico | $105,780 |

## 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 | $152K |

Astronomer salary | $128K |

Biochemist salary | $102K |

Mathematician salary | $108K |

Nanotechnology engineer salary | $101K |

Materials scientist salary | $100K |

Geologist salary | $84K |

Biostatistician salary | $96K |

Source: *CareerExplorer (Aggregated)*