Best ... job ... EVER.

Somehow we missed this one. But the story is still valid.

After research and polling conducted last year by CareerCast.com on the best and worst jobs in the U.S., the results are in and, you guessed it, math is on top. (What site did you think you were on?)

The Wall Street Journal fills us in.

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
Attorney
$187,199/yr
Physician
$187,199/yr
Cryptanalyst
$137,780/yr
$100,000/yr
$105,610/yr
$105,581/yr
$98,380/yr
$139,670/yr

Figures represent salary potential.

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May

Dr. Cary Oberije, a postdoctoral researcher in The Netherlands, has found that mathematical models can be used to accurately predict patients' responses to treatment. Prediction models were used to analyze lung cancer patients' likelihood of survival and...

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