Financial Mathematics

For all the 3,271 degrees awarded in Financial Mathematics per year, the majority of them are Masters degree. Out of the 361 students earning degrees at the Bachelors degree level across the US, 60% percent identify as men and 40% percent identify as women. While students at schools all over the country study Financial Mathematics, California has the most graduates. The average starting salary for a graduate with a bachelor's degree in Financial Mathematics is $56,100.

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Top Colleges for Financial Mathematics

If you’re interested in Financial Mathematics, then you should consider these top colleges, including the University of California-Los Angeles, Stevens Institute of Technology and the University of Portland. The University of California-Los Angeles is our best ranked institution for a degree in Financial Mathematics with 105 students graduating with this major annually at the Bachelors degree level. Learn more about college options in the table below.

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Careers for Financial Mathematics Majors

For Financial Mathematics majors, some of the most in demand careers include Financial Analysts, Financial Quantitative Analysts and Natural Sciences Managers. Not only that, Financial Mathematics graduates may land a high-paying job, such as Natural Sciences Managers or Economists.

Top Paying Careers for Financial Mathematics

  1. Natural Sciences Managers   (Median Wage: $123,860)
  2. Economists   (Median Wage: $104,340)
  3. Mathematicians   (Median Wage: $101,900)
  4. Financial Analysts   (Median Wage: $85,660)
  5. Mathematical Science Teachers, Postsecondary   (Median Wage: $73,230)
  6. Financial Quantitative Analysts   (Median Wage: $70,280)
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