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Mathematicians Salary in Sector of Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services

The salary statistics of mathematicians in the industry sector of professional, scientific, and technical services are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare mathematicians salaries in different industries within the professional, scientific, and technical services sector.

Average Annual Salary of Mathematicians

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$60,090
25th Percentile Wage
$81,300
50th Percentile Wage
$117,290
75th Percentile Wage
$151,600
90th Percentile Wage
$188,170

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for mathematicians in the industry sector of professional, scientific, and technical services. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) mathematicians is $188,170. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $117,290. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid mathematicians is $60,090.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of mathematicians in the industry sector of professional, scientific, and technical services from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$117,290
-1.26% 6.66%
2016
$118,770
-4.10% -
2015
$123,640
9.93% -
2014
$111,360
-0.93% -
2013
$112,400
2.60% -
2012
$109,480
- -

Compare Mathematicians Salary in Different Industries within the Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services Sector

The average salaries of mathematicians in nine industries in the professional, scientific, and technical services sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for mathematicians occupations is the engineering services industry with an annual salary $136,190. The lowest paying industry is the testing laboratories industry (annual salary $74,050). For detailed mathematicians salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Engineering Services
$136,190
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services
$120,840
Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences
$119,500
Scientific Research and Development Services
$117,430
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$117,290
Computer Systems Design and Related Services
$104,710
Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services
$100,460
Research and Development in the Social Sciences and Humanities
$89,340
Testing Laboratories
$74,050

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].




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