Mathematician: Versatile Job

Mathematicians end up in fields ranging from risk management to video-game development and from health care analysis to to the military.

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Mathematician: Versatile Job

I am going to say that the article is misleading. I have a Master's degree in Math. I have been under-employed for two years. I can't seem to find any job pertaining to my math degree other than tutoring math! Maybe I don't know the secret of finding a job, or I am not networking correctly. It is frustrating to me when I read articles that suggest math jobs are always needed, or that there is a shortage of math people.

It's just a personal thought.

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The most common question students ask math teachers at every level is “When will I use math?” WeUseMath.org is a non-profit website that helps to answer this question. This website describes the importance of mathematics and many rewarding career opportunities available to students who study mathematics.


 

Actuary
$160,000/yr
Cryptanalyst
$137,780/yr
$126,000/yr
Attorney
$187,199/yr
Physician
$187,199/yr
$180,000/yr
$153,120/yr
$102,280/yr
Animator
$99,830/yr

Figures represent salary potential.

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