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Mathematics Careers

Jobs are available for mathematicians in a wide variety of industries and government agencies. Companies involving computers, insurance, aerospace, control systems and distribution networks hire mathematicians yearly.

The careers that math majors typically follow are high quality. Recently, five of the top ten jobs rated by the most recent edition of Careercast.com (2010, Adicio Inc.) on characteristics such as job security, income, and satisfaction levels, were math-related.

Job
Rank
Actuary
1
Software Engineer

2
Computer System Analyst

3
Mathematician   6
Statistician
8

National and international demands for workers with better mathematics preparation are resulting in increased mathematics requirements for students and improved mathematics programs at the pre-college level. These are challenging, exciting, and rewarding times for mathematics teachers, and many new teachers are needed throughout the United States.

For more information about careers in mathematics visit these websites.