Nature of the Work
Training & Qualifications
Additional Sources of Information
Mathematicians held about 3,500 jobs in 2014. The industries that employed the most mathematicians were as follows:
Mathematicians typically work in offices. They also may work on teams with engineers, scientists, and other occupations.
Most mathematicians work full time. Deadlines and last-minute requests for data or analysis may require overtime. In addition, mathematicians may have to travel to attend seminars and conferences.