The most recent data of the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (2019) states the following about math occupations:
Employment in math occupations is projected to grow 27 percent from 2019 to 2029, much faster than the average for all occupations, and will add about 56,100 jobs. Growth is anticipated as businesses and government agencies continue to emphasize the use of big data, which math occupations analyze.
Math occupations had a median annual wage of $90,410 in May 2019, which was higher than the median annual wage for all occupations of $39,810.
Below you find a list of math positions with a job summary, entry-level education, and median pay level. Each link brings you to a specific job page where you can find more information about the position, and commonly asked interview questions and answers for that job.
|Occupation||Job Summary||Entry-Level Education||2019 Median Pay|
|Actuaries||Actuaries use mathematics, statistics, and financial theory to analyze the financial costs of risk and uncertainty.||Bachelor's degree||$108,350|
|Mathematicians and Statisticians||Mathematicians and statisticians analyze data and apply mathematical and statistical techniques to help solve problems.||Master's degree||$92,030|
|Operations Research Analysts||Operations research analysts use advanced mathematical and analytical methods to help solve complex issues.||Bachelor's degree||$84,810|
Job Interview Topics – Common Job Interview Questions & Answers
Below you can find a list of common job interview topics. Each link will direct you to an article regarding the specific topics that discuss commonly asked interview questions. Furthermore, each article discusses why the interviewer asks these questions and how you answer them!
- Career Change
- Career Goals
- Conflict Resolution
- Creative Thinking
- Cultural Fit
- Customer Service
- Growth Potential
- Honesty & Integrity
- Job Satisfaction
- Entry-Level & No experience
- Prioritization & Time Management
- Situational & Scenario-based
- Stress Management
- Telephone Interview
- Work Ethic