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Highest Paying Cities for Mathematicians

The top 19 highest paying cities for mathematicians (ranked by average annual salary) are listed in Table 1. The entry level salary (as measured by the salary of the lowest 10% paid earners) and the number of employment of mathematicians in those cities are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with a annual salary of $137,440, Bethesda-Rockville-Frederick, Maryland is the highest paying city for mathematicians. It is followed by Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, District of Columbia (average annual salary $136,050). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2017 [1]. For more salary information of mathematicians in a specific city, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 19 Highest Paying Cities/Areas for Mathematicians

Rank City/Area Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Bethesda-Rockville-Frederick, Maryland
$137,440
100
2 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, District of Columbia
$136,050
290
3 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, West Virginia
$134,300
210
4 Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington
$129,360
100
5 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington
$129,360
100
6 San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California
$120,820
120
7 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California
$119,770
180
8 Edison-New Brunswick, New Jersey
$116,500
n/a
9 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California
$116,120
160
10 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$111,810
60
11 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$110,960
60
12 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California
$108,480
120
13 Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, Virginia
$98,840
n/a
14 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, California
$98,710
230
15 Dayton, Ohio
$98,680
30
16 Baltimore-Towson, Maryland
$97,750
40
17 Newark-Union, Pennsylvania
$96,890
30
18 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$96,850
40
19 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, Texas
$33,310
40
See also: Highest paying industries for mathematicians.