# Math Schools In Louisiana

There are 21 accredited math schools in Louisiana for faculty who teach math classes to choose from. The trends in Louisiana's math academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in math includes math training at the following levels:

- Associates degree in Math
- Bachelors degree in Math
- Masters degree in Math
- PhD degree in Math

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## Statistics

# Professional Trends

## Louisiana Vs. National Math Employment

Louisiana | 580 |

National | 95,960 |

Of all of the math professionals that work in the US, approximately 1% work in Louisiana state.

## Employment Growth for Math professionals In Louisiana

100 | 520 | 510 | 550 | 580 |

2006 | 2007 | 2008 | 2009 | 2010 |
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- Yellow: Actual Values

Math is a growing field in Louisiana. In 2010 there were 480 more math professionals working in Louisiana than there were in 2006. Thus, in Louisiana, this field has grown by 480% in four years. This is faster than the trend for math professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of math professionals has grown by 15% between 2006 and 2010.

## Math VS. All Professions salaries in Louisiana

$70,140 | $61,340 | $57,780 | $59,630 | $61,615 |

$38,658 | $41,019 | $42,185 | $43,003 | $45,617 |

2006 | 2007 | 2008 | 2009 | 2010 |
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- Light Blue: Math
- Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Louisiana, as the number of math professionals is growing, the salaries earned by math professionals are decreasing. Math professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $70,140 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $61,615 in 2010.

## Salary percentiles for Math professionals in Louisiana

10th percentile |
$33,265 |

25th percentile |
$42,070 |

50th percentile |
$53,920 |

75th percentile |
$78,720 |

90th percentile |
$100,430 |

Thus, math professionals' salaries declined by 14% in 4 years. This decline is quite different from state trends for all professionals. There is a 202% pay differential between the highest paid math professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of math in Louisiana.

## Average Salaries for Math professionals and related professions in Louisiana

Accounting |
$40,882 |

Liberal Arts |
$54,690 |

Math |
$61,615 |

Physics |
$96,020 |

In Louisiana, math professionals make, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

# Educational Trends

## Math programs available for each degree type for all schools in Louisiana

associate |
1 |

bachelor |
21 |

master |
10 |

doctor |
3 |

Certificate |
0 |

Total | 35 |

The number of students graduating from the 21 accredited math schools in Louisiana is increasing. In 2006 there were 211 math graduates from math courses in Louisiana and in 2010 there were 219 graduates.

This represents a 4% increase in the number of math degree or certificate school graduates in Louisiana state. Most of these graduates, or 60%, earned an bachelor's degree in math.