Miscellaneous mathematical science occupations, including mathematicians & statisticians

Detailed Occupation

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2020 Workforce
148k
Average Age
38.4
Average Salary
$90,468
Average Male Salary
$98,540
Average Female Salary
$80,930

About

Miscellaneous mathematical science occupations, including mathematicians & statisticians are most often employed by the Computer Systems Design industry. The average yearly wage for Miscellaneous mathematical science occupations, including mathematicians & statisticians was $90,468 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Miscellaneous mathematical science occupations, including mathematicians & statisticians by wage are Public relations and fundraising managers, Advertising & promotions managers, and Firstline supervisors of police & detectives.

Miscellaneous mathematical science occupations, including mathematicians & statisticians are part of the Computer & mathematical occupations, along with Computer systems analysts, Information security analysts, Computer and information research scientists, Computer support specialists, Computer network architects, and 11 more.

The top 3 locations that employ the most Miscellaneous mathematical science occupations, including mathematicians & statisticians are District of Columbia (Central) PUMA, DC, San Diego City (Northwest/Del Mar Mesa) PUMA, CA, and Arlington County (South) PUMA, VA. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Miscellaneous mathematical science occupations, including mathematicians & statisticians are San Diego City (Northwest/Del Mar Mesa) PUMA, CA, District of Columbia (Central) PUMA, DC, and Arlington County (South) PUMA, VA.

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. Computer Systems Design 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 Motion pictures & video industries. Miscellaneous mathematical science occupations, including mathematicians & statisticians are paid most in Watertown Town City, Arlington, Belmont & Winchester Towns PUMA, MA but are relatively concentrated in San Diego City (Northwest/Del Mar Mesa) PUMA, CA.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$90,468
AVERAGE SALARY
± $4,423

In 2020, Miscellaneous mathematical science occupations, including mathematicians & statisticians earned an average of $90,468, $34,514 more than than the average national salary of $55,954.

Public relations and fundraising managers make somewhat more than Miscellaneous mathematical science occupations, including mathematicians & statisticians while Advertising & promotions managers 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

0.368
WAGE GINI

In 2015, Miscellaneous mathematical science occupations, including mathematicians & statisticians had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.368, which is lower than than the national average of 0.478. 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

Highest Paying

The highest paying industries for Miscellaneous mathematical science occupations, including mathematicians & statisticians, by average wage, are Motion pictures & video industries, Health & personal care, except drug, stores , and Pharmaceutical & medicine manufacturing.

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Industries by Share

148k
2020 Workforce
± 9,435
39.6%
1 YEAR GROWTH
± 7.08%

The number of people employed as Miscellaneous mathematical science occupations, including mathematicians & statisticians has been growing at a rate of 39.6%, from 105,887 people in 2019 to 147,840 people in 2020.

This graphic shows the share of Miscellaneous mathematical science occupations, including mathematicians & statisticians employed by various industries. Computer Systems Design employs the largest share of Miscellaneous mathematical science occupations, including mathematicians & statisticians at  8.91%, followed by Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges with 6.8% and Insurance carriers with 6.4%.

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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 38.2 and of female Miscellaneous mathematical science occupations, including mathematicians & statisticians is 38.7, and the most common race/ethnicity for Miscellaneous mathematical science occupations, including mathematicians & statisticians is White (Non-Hispanic).

Composition by Sex

80.1k
MALE WORKFORCE
± 6,946
67.8k
FEMALE WORKFORCE
± 6,389

54.2% of Miscellaneous mathematical science occupations, including mathematicians & statisticians are Male, making them the more common sex in the occupation. This chart shows the sex 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 (Non-Hispanic)
  2. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
  3. Black (Non-Hispanic)

60.8% of Miscellaneous mathematical science occupations, including mathematicians & statisticians are White (Non-Hispanic), making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 23.2% of Miscellaneous mathematical science occupations, including mathematicians & statisticians, Asian (Non-Hispanic) 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 Sex

38.2
AVERAGE MALE AGE
± 1.06
38.7
AVERAGE FEMALE AGE
± 1.1

The median age of Miscellaneous mathematical science occupations, including mathematicians & statisticians is 38.4, and Male employees are generally 0.512 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 Business 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 and Critical Thinking. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Miscellaneous mathematical science occupations, including mathematicians & statisticians need more than the average amount of Programming, Mathematics, and Science.

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