Because of the diversity of the type of work mathematicians do and their
employers, the range of compensation is extremely broad.
According to the U.S.
Department of Labor
Bureau of Labor Statistics, median annual earnings of mathematicians is
about $95,150. . The middle 50 percent earned between $71,430 and
$119,480. The lowest 10 percent had earnings of less than $53,570, while
the highest 10 percent earned more than $140,500.
In 2009, the average
annual salary in the Federal Government was $107,051 for mathematicians;
$107,015 for mathematical statisticians; and $101,645 for cryptanalysts.
resources in this section are provided by the US Department of Labor,
Bureau of Labor Statistics.