#
Math Schools

In Portland, Oregon

Math faculty can choose to work at one of 4 math schools in Portland. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of math and math education in Portland, which includes math training at the following levels:

- Math Certificate
- Bachelors degree in Math
- Masters degree in Math
- PhD degree in Math

## Statistics

# Professional Trends

## Portland Vs. Oregon Math Employment

Portland | 540 |

Oregon | 1,330 |

Of the 1,330 math professionals employed in Oregon, 540 work in Portland. Between 2006 and 2010, in Portland, there has been a 7% decline in the number of math professionals. Overall employment in Portland has increased.

## Portland Vs. Oregon Math employment growth

1,080 | 1,180 | 1,180 | 1,140 | 1,330 |

580 | 630 | 530 | 490 | 540 |

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

- Grey: Oregon
- Dark Yellow: Portland

## Math VS. All professions salaries in Portland

$67,310 | $68,690 | $69,675 | $76,430 | $76,300 |

$41,750 | $43,370 | $45,060 | $46,080 | $46,970 |

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

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

As the number of math professionals in Portland has shrunk, salaries for math professionals have increased. Portland math professionals made $76,300 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for math professionals in Portland was $67,310 per year. The growth in the salary of math professionals in Portland is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

## Salary percentiles for Math professionals in Portland

10th percentile |
$42,255 |

25th percentile |
$51,505 |

50th percentile |
$70,775 |

75th percentile |
$103,640 |

90th percentile |
$119,355 |

Portland math professionals earn a median yearly salary of $70,775. The difference in pay between the math professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 182%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $42,255 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $119,355 per year.

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

Accounting |
$47,688 |

Liberal Arts |
$64,090 |

Math |
$76,300 |

Physics |
$107,730 |

On average math professionals in Portland earn salaries that are higher than the salaries earned by other professionals in Portland.

# Educational Trends

## Math schools in Portland

There are 4 accredited math schools in the city. Many of Portland's math professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

## Math Programs Offered In Portland

associate |
0 |

bachelor |
4 |

master |
2 |

doctor |
1 |

Certificate |
1 |

Total | 8 |

There are a total of 8 degree and certificate programs in math offered by Portland's math schools.

## Student Completed Math Degrees In Portland

associate |
0 |

bachelor |
63 |

master |
21 |

doctor |
2 |

Certificate |
1 |

Total | 87 |

Approximately 87 students graduated from math courses in 2010.