Would you like to work in healthcare, education, research and development, or for the government? Do you like solving problems with numbers and thinking outside the box?
Then being a mathematician is for you!
What Do Mathematicians Do?
You could help NASA with getting a satellite into space calculating trajectories to the moon and beyond.
You could work with electronics companies to analyze the probability of their product working and the costs to produce them.
You could teach kids the basic operations, geometry and its applications, and how to apply algebra in the real-world.
You could work for a sports team analyzing data like game statistics.
What's The Pay?
Average Pay in the US
Median $93,290 USD per year
Average Pay in Canada
$75,000-95,000 CAN per year
To Love It Or Leave It?
What would make someone love a career as a mathematician?
Loves to work with shapes
Good at analyzing data
Loves to think outside the box
Excited by challenging problems
What would make someone avoid a career as a mathematician?
Doesn't like algebra
Doesn't like solving complicated problems with numbers
Intimidated by challenging problems
Where are you most likely to find jobs in as a mathematician?