Your degree does not strictly determine your career, but it does point you in certain directions.

## What job can you get with a mathematics degree?

Most mathematics graduates go on to become mathematicians, actuaries, and statisticians. Mathematics grads also go on to become data scientists and physicists. Here is a list of careers where the skills you learn in a mathematics degree will be useful:

## What is the job market for mathematics degrees?

Compared to other degrees in the US, the job market for mathematics graduates is strong overall. That’s great news—there’s high demand for the skills and knowledge you’ll gain in this program.

Here’s a breakdown of mathematics graduate employment. Compared to the national average, the number of people who are underpaid (that is, who make less than $40,000 per year) is 7% less than other degrees on average.

Employment Status | % of Mathematics Grads |
---|---|

Employed | 80.4% |

Unemployed | 0.5% |

Underpaid | 19.1% |

## Pro tip

Still unsure if a degree in mathematics is your calling? Read our comprehensive guide on how to choose a career