Department of Mathematics and Statistics

Careers Paths and Salaries

Students with mathematics or statistics majors can pursue careers as an:

  • Actuarial analyst
  • Data analyst
  • Educator
  • Financial analyst
  • Forensic accountant
  • Mathematician
  • Operations research analyst
  • Statistician
  • Researcher

Mean Starting Salaries in Applied Mathematics

Degree Mean Starting Salary
Bachelor of Science (B.S.) $58,554
Master of Science (M.S.) $111,110

(Source: National Association of Colleges and Employers, Class of 2015, and Bureau of Labor Statistics)