Salary can be a strong indicator of overall career satisfaction.
After graduation, applied mathematics graduates typically earn high salaries compared to the national average. Top earners make $116,729, while the bottom 20% make closer to $44,170. The median grad salary is $71,805.
Applied Mathematics graduate salaries over time
The typical early career salary for someone with a bachelor’s degree in applied mathematics is $48,775, and within five years of graduation, this average salary goes up to $80,890.
This chart maps the average workforce wage by years of experience:
Highest paying jobs for applied mathematics graduates
As per most recent US census
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