# Math Schools In Washington State

There are 16 accredited math schools in Washington State for faculty who teach math classes to choose from. The trends in Washington State'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:

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# Professional Trends

## Washington State Vs. National Math Employment

Washington State | 1,650 |

National | 95,960 |

Of all of the math professionals in the country, nearly 2% are in the state of Washington State.

## Employment Growth for Math professionals In Washington State

1,770 | 1,600 | 1,640 | 1,740 | 1,650 |

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

In Washington State, math is a shrinking field. There were 120 less math professionals working in Washington State in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of math has shrunk by 7% in Washington State. This is slower 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 Washington State

$77,390 | $75,350 | $75,463 | $78,183 | $81,923 |

$48,545 | $50,054 | $51,159 | $52,682 | $54,489 |

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

The salaries paid to math professionals are growing in Washington State. In 2006 math professionals made a mean salary of $77,390 per year, and in 2010 they made $81,923 per year.

## Salary percentiles for Math professionals in Washington State

10th percentile |
$46,410 |

25th percentile |
$56,673 |

50th percentile |
$74,310 |

75th percentile |
$98,930 |

90th percentile |
$131,147 |

Thus, there was a 6% growth in math professionals' salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In the state of Washington State, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of math. The pay differential between the highest paid math professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 183%

## Average Salaries for Math professionals and related professions in Washington State

Accounting |
$47,397 |

Liberal Arts |
$54,920 |

Math |
$81,923 |

Physics |
$104,540 |

In Washington State, math professionals earn, on average, more than professionals in related fields.

# Educational Trends

## Math programs available for each degree type for all schools in Washington State

associate |
1 |

bachelor |
29 |

master |
7 |

doctor |
4 |

Certificate |
0 |

Total | 41 |

As the number of math professionals is decreasing in Washington State state, the number of students graduating from the 16 accredited math schools in Washington State state is increasing. In Washington State, there were 401 graduates in 2006. And there were 454 graduates from math courses in 2010.

This represents a 13% increase in the number of math degree or certificate school graduates in Washington State state. 71% of these graduates received an bachelor's degree in math.