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Mathematicians in Rhode Island

Is Rhode Island a good place for you to work as a Mathematician?

33.3% Jobs Projection
$79,660 Median Salary
10 Job Openings

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

  • Projected employment for Mathematicians in Rhode Island is growing faster than average.

  • Mathematicians in Rhode Island earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Mathematicians Work in Rhode Island?

There were approximately 70 workers employed as Mathematicians in this state in 2018.

There were 60 Mathematicians employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 10 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Mathematicians in RI Employment Trend

The typical state has 75 Mathematicians working in it, which means Rhode Island has fewer Mathematicians than average.

Mathematicians in RI vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Rhode Island

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. RI

Rhode Island Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 10 annual Mathematicians job openings in Rhode Island, and 80 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 Rhode Island?

In 2018 wages for Mathematicians ranged from $58,150 to $125,340 with $79,660 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $27.95 to $60.26. The median hourly rate was $38.3.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $37.73 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate grew by $0.57.

The median salary in Rhode Island is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Mathematicians Earnings: RI vs. National Average

Top Rhode Island Metros for Mathematicians

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

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Providence-Warwick, RI-MA 70 $79,660

Top States for Mathematicians Employment

The table below shows the states 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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