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Highest Paying Industries for Mathematical Technicians

The top 14 highest paying industries for mathematical technicians (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 in those industries are also shown. As shown in the table, with an average annual salary of $71,000, management, scientific, and technical consulting services is the highest paying industry for mathematical technicians. It is followed by research and development in the physical, engineering, and life sciences industry (average annual salary $64,970). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in May 2015 [1]. For more information about salaries of mathematical technicians in a specific industry, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 14 Highest Paying Industries for Mathematical Technicians

Industry Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services
$71,000
n/a
2 Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences
$64,970
110
3 Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$64,790
340
4 Scientific Research and Development Services
$64,370
110
5 Insurance Carriers
$60,340
90
6 Finance and Insurance
$59,770
110
7 Insurance Carriers and Related Activities
$59,720
110
8 Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$37,530
70
9 Educational Services - State government owned
$37,510
80
10 Public sector -- Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospit
$34,360
320
11 State government, including schools and hospitals
$34,210
310
12 Federal, State, and Local Government (OES Designation)
$33,070
240
13 Federal, State, and Local Government
$33,070
240
14 State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$32,540
230
See also: Highest paying cities for mathematical technicians.