Mathematicians in Illinois
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You’re in luck! Jobs for Mathematicians in Illinois are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.
Projected employment for Mathematicians in Illinois is growing faster than average.
Mathematicians in Illinois earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.
How Many Mathematicians Work in Illinois?
In 2018, there were 50 Mathematicians working in the state.
There were 80 Mathematicians employed in this state in 2017.
That’s a decline of 30 jobs between 2017 and 2018.
The typical state has 75 Mathematicians working in it, which means Illinois has fewer Mathematicians than average.
Job Projections for Illinois
Jobs for Mathematicians in this state are growing at a rate of 28.6% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 29.0%.
Illinois Annual Job Openings
The BLS is projecting 20 annual Mathematicians job openings in Illinois, and 180 total jobs in the year 2026.
Nationwide, the prediction is 300 annual jobs and 4,000 total jobs in 2026.
What do Mathematicians Make in Illinois?
In 2018 wages for Mathematicians ranged from $56,560 to $136,790 with $104,050 being the median annual salary.
Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $27.19 to $65.77. The median hourly rate was $50.03.
In 2017 the median pay for this field was $45.82 an hour.
The hourly rate grew by $4.21.
The median salary in Illinois is higher than the nationwide median salary.
Top Illinois Metros for Mathematicians
The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Mathematicians.
|Metro||Number Employed||Annual Median Salary|
Top States for Mathematicians Employment
View the list below to see where most Mathematicians work.
|State||Number Employed||Annual Median Salary|
|District of Columbia||50||$126,280|
Below are the states where Mathematicians get paid the most:
|State||Annual Median Salary|
|District of Columbia||$126,280|
What Major Will Prepare You For a Mathematician Career?
- Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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