The average salary for a mathematician in the United States is around $105,030 per year.

#### Avg Salary

Mathematicians earn an average yearly salary of **$105,030**.

Wages typically start from **$58,100** and go up to **$189,867**.

76% above national average Updated in 2019

## 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)*