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Mathematical Science Occupations Salary Information

The salary statistics of mathematical science occupations are shown in Table 1. The average hourly salary of mathematical science occupations in the United States is shown in Table 2. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of mathematical science occupations within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The mathematical science occupations annual salary statistics are from the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1. Mathematical Science Occupations Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$47,330
25th Percentile Wage
$62,190
50th Percentile Wage
$84,060
75th Percentile Wage
$112,010
90th Percentile Wage
$143,140

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for mathematical science occupations. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) mathematical science occupations is $143,140. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $84,060. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $47,330. Notice that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 202% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of mathematical science occupations from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$84,060
2.75% 9.27%
2016
$81,750
0.48% -
2015
$81,360
1.34% -
2014
$80,270
2.27% -
2013
$78,450
2.78% -
2012
$76,270
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Table 2. Mathematical Science Occupations Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of mathematical science occupations in 18 major industry sectors are shown in Table 2. We note that the salaries vary considerably within different industry sectors. The highest paying industry sector for mathematical science occupations is the manufacturing sector with an annual salary $91,670. The lowest paying sector is the educational services sector (annual salary $64,330).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Manufacturing
$91,670
Federal, State, and Local Government
$87,700
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$87,420
Finance and Insurance
$86,220
Information
$84,720
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$84,350
Mining
$81,730
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$80,830
Wholesale Trade
$80,390
Utilities
$80,380
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$78,750
Transportation and Warehousing
$73,480
Health Care and Social Assistance
$73,350
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$71,720
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$70,420
Construction
$68,770
Retail Trade
$66,050
Educational Services
$64,330

Table 3. Salaries of Mathematical Science Occupations Related Occupations

The average annual salary of mathematical science occupations related occupations at the national level is given in Table 3. For more salary information about a specific occupation, use the links below.

Occupation Median Annual Salary
Mathematicians
$145,630
Statisticians
$98,530
Other Mathematical Science Occupations
$95,540
Miscellaneous Mathematical Science Occupations
$94,290
Mathematical Technicians
$49,660
Operations Research Analysts
$0
Actuaries
$0



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