Math Schools
In Cambridge, Massachusetts

Math faculty can choose to work at one of 2 math schools in Cambridge. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in math in the city of Cambridge, which encompasses math training at the following levels:

  • Bachelors degree in Math
  • Masters degree in Math
  • PhD degree in Math


Professional Trends

Cambridge Vs. Massachusetts Math Employment

Cambridge 1,740
Massachusetts 3,420

Of the 3,420 math professionals employed in Massachusetts, 1,740 work in Cambridge. Between 2006 and 2010, in Cambridge, there has been a 40% growth in the number of math professionals. As the employment for math professionals in Cambridge has increased, overall employment in Cambridge has also increased.

Cambridge Vs. Massachusetts Math employment growth

3,100 3,370 3,090 2,880 3,420
1,240 1,350 1,600 1,460 1,740
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Massachusetts
  • Dark Yellow: Cambridge

Math VS. All professions salaries in Cambridge

$75,070 $80,033 $83,547 $79,297 $88,723
$52,100 $54,000 $56,060 $58,330 $59,410
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Math in Cambridge
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Cambridge

In Cambridge, salaries for math professionals have increased. In 2010 Cambridge math professionals earned an average yearly salary of $88,723. Math professionals in Cambridge made a yearly average salary of $75,070, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of math professionals in Cambridge is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Math professionals in Cambridge

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25th percentile
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90th percentile

Cambridge math professionals earn a median yearly salary of $78,870. The difference in pay between the math professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 203%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $47,070 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $142,610 per year.

Average Salaries for Math professionals and related professions in Cambridge

Liberal Arts

Math professional salaries in Cambridge are, on average, higher than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Math schools in Cambridge


Many of Cambridge's math professionals are graduates of one of the 2 accredited math schools in the city.

Math Programs Offered In Cambridge


Cambridge's math schools offer 13 math degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Math Degrees In Cambridge


Approximately 287 students completed math courses in 2010.

Math Faculty Salaries in Cambridge, Massachusetts

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