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**mathematics**, because**mathematics**drives society and shapes our lives. The Mathematical Association of America is proud to support the quantitative**career**search of tomorrow's leaders. Learn more about our membership benefits, members, and events at maa.org. Why Quantitative**Careers**?Aug 24, 2022 ·

**Math****careers**typically involve using**math**, statistics, and financial theories to assess risk or solve complex problems. Successful professionals in this field have strong problem-solving, mathematical, and communication skills. This field also offers several lucrative**career**opportunities if you invest the time it takes to earn a college degree.**Math****Careers**. Studying**mathematics**develops such skills as arguing logically and rigorously, thinking abstractly, formulating and solving problems, analyzing data, and creating and analyzing mathematical models. Employers value these skills so consequently,**math**majors find themselves in demand by employers for**careers**in a wide spectrum of fields.**Careers In Mathematics**An undergraduate**mathematics**education can be an entryway to many rewarding and engaging**career**opportunities. The Wall Street Journal article “ Doing the**Math**to Find the Good**Jobs**”, by Sarah E. Needleman, rates the “Mathematician” at the very first spot on a ranking of the best**jobs**in the U.S.A degree

**in mathematics**will give you the skills you need to work on important, challenging real-world problems in a broad range of highly paid positions in business, industry, government and education. With an undergraduate**mathematics**degree, you may for example: develop new models for evaluating stock options and pricing derivatives,The

**jobs**mentioned above can be good for**math**majors at any level, but are primarily geared towards entry-level candidates. Here are a few more**jobs**that are ideal for**math**majors at any level of their**career**or experience. Physicist. Average salary: $122,220. You’ll likely need more advanced degrees**in math**in order to work as a physicist.Creates and deciphers encryption codes using

**mathematics**; May minor or double-major in Modern Language, Computer Science or Computer Engineering; Will work for a security agency, financial institution or internet company.**Job**titles include: Cryptanalyst; Cryptographer; Cryptologist