#
Math Schools

In Boston, Massachusetts

There are 8 math schools in Boston for faculty to choose from. The trends in Boston's math academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes math training at the following levels:

## Statistics

# Professional Trends

## Boston Vs. Massachusetts Math Employment

Boston | 1,740 |

Massachusetts | 3,420 |

Exactly 1,740 of Massachusetts' 3,420 math professionals work in Boston. The number of math professionals in Boston has grown by 40% from 2006 to 2010. Overall employment in Boston has also increased.

## Boston 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: Boston

## Math VS. All professions salaries in Boston

$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 Boston
- Dark Yellow: All Professions in Boston

In Boston, salaries for math professionals have increased. Boston math professionals made $88,723 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for math professionals in Boston was $75,070 per year. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Boston.

## Salary percentiles for Math professionals in Boston

10th percentile |
$47,070 |

25th percentile |
$60,850 |

50th percentile |
$78,870 |

75th percentile |
$113,777 |

90th percentile |
$142,610 |

Boston 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 Boston

Accounting |
$54,640 |

Liberal Arts |
$67,600 |

Math |
$88,723 |

Physics |
$106,620 |

On average math professional salaries in Boston are higher than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

# Educational Trends

## Math schools in Boston

There are 8 accredited math schools in the city. Many of Boston's math professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

## Math Programs Offered In Boston

associate |
1 |

bachelor |
7 |

master |
4 |

doctor |
2 |

Certificate |
0 |

Total | 14 |

There are a total of 14 degree and certificate programs in math offered by Boston's math schools.

## Student Completed Math Degrees In Boston

associate |
5 |

bachelor |
97 |

master |
78 |

doctor |
15 |

Certificate |
0 |

Total | 195 |

Approximately 195 students graduated from math courses in 2010.