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33.3% Jobs Projection
$126,280 Median Salary
10 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Mathematicians in District of Columbia are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Mathematicians in District of Columbia is growing faster than average.

  • Mathematicians in District of Columbia earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Mathematicians Work in District of Columbia?

In District of Columbia, there were 50 people working as Mathematicians in the year 2018.

There were 60 Mathematicians employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 10 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Mathematicians in DC Employment Trend

The typical state has 75 Mathematicians working in it, which means District of Columbia has fewer Mathematicians than average.

Mathematicians in DC vs. the Average State

Job Projections for District of Columbia

Jobs for Mathematicians in this state are growing at a rate of 33.3% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 29.0%.

Job Projections for Mathematicians: Nation vs. DC

District of Columbia Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 10 annual job openings, and 120 total jobs in 2026 for Mathematicians in this state.

Nationwide, the prediction is 300 annual jobs and 4,000 total jobs in 2026.

What do Mathematicians Make in District of Columbia?

In 2018 wages for Mathematicians ranged from $94,100 to $171,030 with $126,280 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $45.24 to $82.23. The median hourly rate was $60.71.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $59.35 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $1.36.

The median salary in District of Columbia is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Mathematicians Earnings: DC vs. National Average

Top District of Columbia Metros for Mathematicians

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Mathematicians.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 260 $143,790

Top States for Mathematicians Employment

View the list below to see where most Mathematicians work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
California 530 $99,080
Virginia 440 $123,160
New Jersey 270 $111,910
Maryland 180 $118,410
Texas 150 $0
Florida 90 $92,310
Colorado 80 $103,100
New Mexico 70 $105,780
Rhode Island 70 $79,660
Illinois 50 $104,050
District of Columbia 50 $126,280
Pennsylvania 50 $68,890
Ohio 40 $85,120
Nevada 40 $69,350

Below are the states where Mathematicians get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
District of Columbia $126,280
Virginia $123,160
Washington $119,860
Maryland $118,410
New Jersey $111,910
New Mexico $105,780
Illinois $104,050
Colorado $103,100
California $99,080
Florida $92,310

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