The average salary for a mathematician in California is around $118,210 per year.

#### Avg Salary

Mathematicians earn an average yearly salary of **$118,210**.

Wages typically start from **$72,550** and go up to **$161,640**.

50% 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 12% less than similar careers in California. On average, they make less than animal scientists but more than materials scientists.

Career | Median Salary |
---|---|

Animal scientist salary | $192K |

Astronomer salary | $151K |

Physicist salary | $165K |

Atmospheric scientist salary | $115K |

Nanotechnology engineer salary | $110K |

Mathematician salary | $118K |

Hydrologist salary | $105K |

Statistician salary | $102K |

Scientist salary | $105K |

Materials scientist salary | $100K |

Source: *CareerExplorer (Aggregated)*