Miscellaneous mathematical science occupations, including mathematicians & statisticians

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Total Workforce

69.7k

Average Age

39.8

Average Salary

$85,924

Average Male Salary

$96,586

Average Female Salary

$74,541

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Miscellaneous mathematical science occupations, including mathematicians & statisticians are most often employed by the Scientific research & development services industry. The average yearly wage for Miscellaneous mathematical science occupations, including mathematicians & statisticians was $85,924 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Miscellaneous mathematical science occupations, including mathematicians & statisticians by wage are Human resources managers, Firstline supervisors of police & detectives, and Other Physical Scientists.

The top 3 locations that employ the most Miscellaneous mathematical science occupations, including mathematicians & statisticians are Nashville-Davidson (Southwest) PUMA, TN, Arlington County (South) PUMA, VA, and District of Columbia (Central) PUMA, DC. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Miscellaneous mathematical science occupations, including mathematicians & statisticians are Arlington County (South) PUMA, VA, Nashville-Davidson (Southwest) PUMA, TN, and Sunnyside & Woodside PUMA, NY.

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Miscellaneous mathematical science occupations, including mathematicians & statisticians and on wages and locations for those in the field. Scientific research & development services is the industry that employs the most Miscellaneous mathematical science occupations, including mathematicians & statisticians, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Miscellaneous mathematical science occupations, including mathematicians & statisticians, by average wage, is Pharmaceutical & medicine manufacturing. Miscellaneous mathematical science occupations, including mathematicians & statisticians are paid most in Princeton Borough PUMA, NJ but are relatively concentrated in Arlington County (South) PUMA, VA.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$85,924

AVERAGE SALARY

± $6,033

In 2017, Miscellaneous mathematical science occupations, including mathematicians & statisticians earned an average of $85,924, $33,860 more than than the average national salary of $52,065.

Human resources managers make somewhat more than Miscellaneous mathematical science occupations, including mathematicians & statisticians while Other Physical Scientists make somewhat less. This chart shows the various occupations closest to Miscellaneous mathematical science occupations, including mathematicians & statisticians as measured by average annual salary in the US.

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Wage Distribution

0.344

WAGE GINI

In 2017, Miscellaneous mathematical science occupations, including mathematicians & statisticians had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.344, which is lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly for Miscellaneous mathematical science occupations, including mathematicians & statisticians (shown in red) than for the overall labor force (shown in gray).

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Wage by Location

This map shows the Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States shaded by average annual wage for Miscellaneous mathematical science occupations, including mathematicians & statisticians.

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Spatial Concentration

PUMAs with a Relatively High Concentration of Miscellaneous mathematical science occupations, including mathematicians & statisticians

This map displays which Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States have a relatively high population of Miscellaneous mathematical science occupations, including mathematicians & statisticians.

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Industries

Most Common

The most common industries employing Miscellaneous mathematical science occupations, including mathematicians & statisticians, by number of employees, are Scientific research & development services, Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges, and Insurance carriers & related activities.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries for Miscellaneous mathematical science occupations, including mathematicians & statisticians, by average wage, are Pharmaceutical & medicine manufacturing, Drugs, sundries, & chemical & allied products merchant wholesalers , and Banking & related activities.

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Industries by Share

69.7k

2017 Workforce

± 6,479

8.73%

1 YEAR GROWTH

± 12.4%

The number of people employed as Miscellaneous mathematical science occupations, including mathematicians & statisticians has been growing at a rate of 8.73%, from 64,083 people in 2016 to 69,676 people in 2017.

This graphic shows the share of Miscellaneous mathematical science occupations, including mathematicians & statisticians employed by various industries. Scientific research & development services employs the largest share of Miscellaneous mathematical science occupations, including mathematicians & statisticians at  9.3%, followed by Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges with 7.89% and Insurance carriers & related activities with 7.09%.

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Diversity

Demographic information on Miscellaneous mathematical science occupations, including mathematicians & statisticians in the US. The average age of male Miscellaneous mathematical science occupations, including mathematicians & statisticians in the workforce is 39.6 and of female Miscellaneous mathematical science occupations, including mathematicians & statisticians is 40, and the most common race/ethnicity for Miscellaneous mathematical science occupations, including mathematicians & statisticians is White.

Gender Composition

36k

MALE WORKFORCE

± 4,656

33.7k

FEMALE WORKFORCE

± 4,506

51.6% of Miscellaneous mathematical science occupations, including mathematicians & statisticians are Male, making them the more common gender in the occupation. This chart shows the gender breakdown of Miscellaneous mathematical science occupations, including mathematicians & statisticians.

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Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity of Miscellaneous mathematical science occupations, including mathematicians & statisticians

  1. White

  2. Asian

  3. Black

66.2% of Miscellaneous mathematical science occupations, including mathematicians & statisticians are White, making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 24% of Miscellaneous mathematical science occupations, including mathematicians & statisticians, Asian is the second most common race or ethnicity in this occupation. This chart shows the racial and ethnic breakdown of Miscellaneous mathematical science occupations, including mathematicians & statisticians.

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Age by Gender

39.6

AVERAGE MALE AGE

± 1.64

40

AVERAGE FEMALE AGE

± 1.55

The median age of Miscellaneous mathematical science occupations, including mathematicians & statisticians is 39.8, and Male employees are generally 0.358 years younger than than their Female counterparts.

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Education

Data on higher education choices for Miscellaneous mathematical science occupations, including mathematicians & statisticians from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Miscellaneous mathematical science occupations, including mathematicians & statisticians is Math & Statistics but a relatively high number of Miscellaneous mathematical science occupations, including mathematicians & statisticians hold a major in Math & Statistics.

Majors

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Skills

Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for Miscellaneous mathematical science occupations, including mathematicians & statisticians from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Miscellaneous mathematical science occupations, including mathematicians & statisticians need many skills, but most especially Mathematics. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Miscellaneous mathematical science occupations, including mathematicians & statisticians need more than the average amount of Programming, Operations Analysis, and Mathematics.

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