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What Can I Do With a Major in Mathematics?

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Career Titles

  • Accountant  
  • Actuary
  • Aerospace Engineer
  • Air Traffic Controller
  • Applications Programmer
  • Applied Science Technologist
  • Appraiser
  • Architect
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Asset-Liability Management
  • Astronomer  
  • Attorney
  • Auditor
  • Banking/Credit/Investment Manager
  • Benefits Administrator
  • Biometrician/ Biostatistician  
  • Budget Analyst
  • Cartographer
  • CIA/FBI Agent
  • Claims Adjuster
  • Commodity Manager  
  • Compensation/Benefits Administrator
  • Computer Consultant  
  • Computer Engineer  
  • Computer Facilities Manager
  • Computer Installation
  • Computer Marketing Representative
  • Computer Programmer  
  • Computer Scientist  
  • Computer-Aided Design Technician
  • Contract Administrator   
  • Controller
  • Corporate Finance Analyst
  • Cost Estimator/Analyst  
  • Credit/Loan Officer
  • Cryptographer/Cryptologist
  • Data Control Administrator 
  • Data Processing Manager  
  • Database Manager  
  • Demographer  
  • Developer of Educational Tools
  • Econometrician 
  • Economist 
  • EDP Auditor 
  • Employee Relations
  • Engineer 
  • Engineering Lab Technician 
  • Environmental Technologist
  • Equity Trader
  • Estate Planner 
  • External Auditor 
  • Financial Auditor 
  • Financial Consultant 
  • Financial Manager 
  • Foreign-Exchange Trader
  • Hydro Geologist 
  • Hydrologist 
  • Industrial/Institutional Buyer
  • Information Scientist
  • Insurance Agent/Broker
  • International Trade Specialist
  • Inventory Control Specialist
  • Investment Banker
  • IRS Investigator/Agent
  • Lawyer
  • Loan/Credit Officer 
  • Market Research Analyst
  • Mathematical Researcher
  • Mathematician
  • Mathematics Editor
  • Media Buyer
  • Metallurgist
  • Meteorologist
  • Mortgage Researcher
  • Network Programmer
  • Numerical Analyst
  • Operations Research Analyst
  • Optician
  • Payroll Manager
  • Pharmacologist
  • Physicist
  • Pollution Meteorologist
  • Production Manager
  • Production Support
  • Professor
  • Programmer/Analyst
  • Psychometrician
  • Public Health Statistician
  • Purchasing/Contract Agent
  • Quality Assurance Analyst
  • Rate Analyst
  • Research Analyst
  • Researcher
  • Risk & Insurance Specialist 
  • Risk Analyst 
  • Robotics Programmer 
  • Satellite Communications
  • Securities Analyst
  • Securities Broker
  • Seismologist
  • Software Developer
  • Software Engineer 
  • Software Support Specialist 
  • Statistical Analyst
  • Statistician 
  • Stockbroker
  • Surveyor
  • Systems Analyst
  • Systems Engineer 
  • Systems Programmer 
  • Teacher
  • Technical Support Representative
  • Technical Writer
  • Textbook Editor
  • Transportation Planner
  • Treasury Management Specialist
  • Trust Analyst
  • Underwriter
  • Urban Planner 
  • Value Engineer
  • Weight Analyst

Employers
  • Aerospace Companies
  • Aircraft/Missile Manufacturers
  • Airlines
  • Banks
  • Bureau of Labor Statistics
  • Central Intelligence Agency
  • Chemical and Pharmaceutical Manufacturers
  • Colleges & Universities
  • Computer Firms
  • Computer Sciences Corporations
  • Corporate Systems Programs
  • Data Analyst Firms
  • Defense Logistics Agency
  • Defense Mapping Agency
  • Department of Commerce
  • Department of Defense
  • Department of Energy
  • Drug Enforcement Administration
  • Energy System Firms
  • Engineering Firms
  • Financial Institutions
  • Government Agencies
  • Hospitals
  • Insurance Companies
  • Investment Firms
  • Justice Department
  • Library of Congress
  • Local & State Planning Offices
  • Manufacturing Firms
  • Market Research Firms
  • Mortgage Companies
  • NASA
  • National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
  • National Security Agency
  • Nonprofit Organizations
  • Pharmaceutical Companies
  • Private Organizations
  • Real Estate Firms
  • Research & Development Firms
  • Research Agencies
  • Sales Firms
  • Savings & Loan Associations
  • School Systems
  • Securities Firms
  • Software Support Firms
  • Stock Brokerage Houses
  • Systems Analyst Companies
  • Systems Engineer Companies
  • Technical Journals
  • Test Development Corporations
  • Textbook Publishing Companies
  • Transportation Department
  • U.S. Customs Service
  • U.S. Information Agency
  • Veterans Administration
  • Weights and Measures Office

Skills
  • Ability to analyze & interpret data
  • Ability to initiate projects
  • Ability to relate to many different people
  • Adapting ideas
  • Advanced quantitative skills
  • Arguing logically
  • Comparing and summarizing
  • Computer literacy
  • Critical thinking
  • Defining issues
  • Designing/directing projects
  • Detail oriented
  • Efficient
  • Excellent listening skills
  • Flexible
  • Formulate and solve problems
  • Gathering Information
  • Good verbal and written skills
  • Highly motivated
  • Logical thinking
  • Mathematical modeling and simulation
  • Numerical computation
  • Organizational skills 
  • Problem solving 
  • Programming and computing
  • Reliable
  • Seeing connections between ideas
  • Self-confidence
  • Systemizing skills
  • Team skills
  • Testing skills
  • Weighing values
  • Well disciplined

Salary Information   

NACE (National Association of Colleges and Employers) Summer 2018 Average Starting Salary:
  • Mathematics (incl. statistics) Bachelors Degree: $60,631

Average Salary of SNC Mathematics Graduates:

  • 2017: $45,001 - $55,000
  • 2016: $45,001 - $55,000
  • 2015: $45,001 - $55,000

For additional salary information, please visit salary.com.

Graduate Data  
To view the job titles, employers, graduate schools and graduate programs reported by our most recent alums in the annual St. Norbert College Career & Professional Development graduate follow-up survey, download the Mathematics Graduate Survey Data Handout (PDF).  


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