Mathematics opens the doors to many promising career paths.CareerCast ranked mathematician as best job for 2016 based on four factors: environment, income, outlook, and stress. Statistician was ranked third and actuary was ranked fourth. A study by PayScale shows that the top 15 highest-earning college degrees have a common element: mathematics. Not only do many professions and majors (engineering, doctors, physics, nurses, computer science, actuarial science, etc.) require courses in mathematics, but the analytical and problem-solving skills students learn in mathematics can apply to all disciplines. The MAA is committed to providing information that helps students understand their options
The MAA publishes two books (She Does Math and 101 Careers in Mathematics), one brochure (We Do Math!), and the MAA Online Career Profiles webpage. Each features accounts by mathematicians of what they do in a variety of fields.
Math can sometimes be involved in numerous jobs. I work in wireless and still have to use my math skills but there are now ways to aid you in the process. Look into wireless, it’s a great career path. I don’t regret it