10 jobs for math whizzes

CareerBuilder listed the following as the top ten math jobs:

1. Actuary
2. Cost estimator
3. Economist
4. Electrical engineer
5. Physicist
6. Market researcher
7. Mathematician
8. Statistician
9. Surveyor
10. Mathematical science teacher, post-secondary

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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
$126,000/yr
Physician
$187,199/yr
Attorney
$187,199/yr
Cryptanalyst
$137,780/yr
$119,950/yr
$187,199/yr
Stockbroker
$102,250/yr
$102,280/yr

Figures represent salary potential.

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