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Career Opportunities in Mathematics

According to the U.S. Department of Labor and Statistics, the field of mathematics is one of the highest paid occupations, with the median income exceeding $101,360 (as of May of 2012).

The growth rate in the mathematics profession is expected to be 22% from 2008 to 2018.

Graduates of this program can become leaders in a variety of professional positions, including:

  • Actuary
  • Animator
  • Appraiser
  • Banker
  • Climate Analyst
  • Commodities Trader
  • Computer Programmer
  • Cryptoanalyst
  • Epidemiologist
  • Foreign Exchange Trader
  • Forensic Analyst
  • Market Research Analyst
  • Pollster
  • Professor
  • Research Scientist
  • Software Engineer
  • Statistician
  • Systems Biologist
  • Teacher
  • Technical Writer
  • Underwriter

In these fields, the South Florida marketplace is very active and in high demand.

Careers in Applied Mathematics - Alternatives to Academia for STEM Majors

What Can I Do with a Math Degree?

"Doing the Math to Find the Good Jobs" (Wall Street Journal)

Click here for additional career information provided by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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