#
Math Schools

In Decatur, Georgia

The city of Decatur has only one school where math faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of math and math education in Decatur, which includes math training at the math bachelors degree level.

## Statistics

# Professional Trends

## Decatur Vs. Georgia Math Employment

Decatur | 1,050 |

Georgia | 2,480 |

Exactly 1,050 of Georgia's 2,480 math professionals work in Decatur. There has been a 38% growth in the number of math professionals in Decatur between the years 2006 and 2010. As the number of math professionals in Decatur has increased, overall employment in Decatur has also increased.

## Decatur Vs. Georgia Math employment growth

1,910 | 1,950 | 2,090 | 2,670 | 2,480 |

760 | 920 | 940 | 1,110 | 1,050 |

2006 | 2007 | 2008 | 2009 | 2010 |
---|

- Grey: Georgia
- Dark Yellow: Decatur

## Math VS. All professions salaries in Decatur

$68,790 | $69,005 | $70,940 | $75,780 | $75,615 |

$40,930 | $42,170 | $44,170 | $45,520 | $46,440 |

2006 | 2007 | 2008 | 2009 | 2010 |
---|

- Light Blue: Math in Decatur
- Dark Yellow: All Professions in Decatur

As the number of math professionals in Decatur has grown, salaries for math professionals have also increased. In 2010 an average salary of $75,615 per year was earned by math professionals in Decatur. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for math professionals in Decatur was $68,790 per year. The growth in the salary of math professionals in Decatur is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

## Salary percentiles for Math professionals in Decatur

10th percentile |
$37,190 |

25th percentile |
$51,120 |

50th percentile |
$71,470 |

75th percentile |
$93,910 |

90th percentile |
$117,365 |

Decatur math professionals earn a median yearly salary of $71,470. The difference in pay between the math professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 216%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $37,190 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $117,365 per year.

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

Accounting |
$49,582 |

Liberal Arts |
$57,510 |

Math |
$75,615 |

Physics |
$118,510 |

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

# Educational Trends

## Math schools in Decatur

Many of Decatur's math professionals are graduates of the only accredited math school in the city.

## Math Programs Offered In Decatur

associate |
0 |

bachelor |
2 |

master |
0 |

doctor |
0 |

Certificate |
0 |

Total | 2 |

Decatur's math schools offer 2 math degree and certificate programs.

## Student Completed Math Degrees In Decatur

associate |
0 |

bachelor |
6 |

master |
0 |

doctor |
0 |

Certificate |
0 |

Total | 6 |

In 2010 approximately 6 students completed math courses.