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Highest Paying Cities for Mathematicians

The top 34 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 $145,630, Silver Spring-Frederick-Rockville, USA is the highest paying city for mathematicians. It is followed by Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, District of Columbia (average annual salary $145,620). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2018 [1]. For more salary information of mathematicians in a specific city, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 34 Highest Paying Cities/Areas for Mathematicians

Rank City/Area Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Silver Spring-Frederick-Rockville, USA
$145,630
70
2 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, District of Columbia
$145,620
240
3 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, West Virginia
$144,600
170
4 Bethesda-Rockville-Frederick, Maryland
$137,440
100
5 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California
$131,500
160
6 Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington
$129,360
80
7 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington
$129,360
80
8 San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California
$124,960
110
9 California-Lexington Park, USA
$122,350
30
10 Edison-New Brunswick, New Jersey
$116,500
n/a
11 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pennsylvania
$116,490
n/a
12 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$111,810
60
13 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$110,960
60
14 Albuquerque, New Mexico
$108,020
40
15 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California
$107,500
200
16 Newark-Union, Pennsylvania
$107,000
80
17 Northeastern Virginia nonmetropolitan area, Virginia
$103,480
270
18 Baltimore-Towson, Maryland
$102,890
60
19 Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, Virginia
$98,840
n/a
20 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, California
$98,710
230
21 Dayton, Ohio
$98,680
30
22 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area), Illinois
$95,810
80
23 Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, Florida
$95,520
40
24 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division), Illinois
$95,310
70
25 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$93,280
120
26 Detroit-Warren-Livonia, Michigan
$89,320
30
27 Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, California
$86,370
30
28 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California
$79,410
n/a
29 Providence-Fall River-Warwick, Rhode Island
$78,480
60
30 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California
$65,220
60
31 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, USA
$62,540
80
32 Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, California
$60,180
n/a
33 Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville, California
$51,250
40
34 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, Texas
$34,410
50
See also: 💰 Highest paying industries for mathematicians.