Occupational Employment Statistics

Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2010

15-2099 Mathematical Science Occupations, All Other

All mathematical scientists not listed separately.


National estimates for this occupation
Industry profile for this occupation
Geographic profile for this occupation

National estimates for this occupation: Top

Employment estimate and mean wage estimates for this occupation:

Employment (1) Employment
RSE (3)
Mean hourly
wage
Mean annual
wage (2)
Wage RSE (3)
1,290 7.3 % $34.02 $70,760 7.7 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $15.26 $19.09 $26.21 $37.68 $62.86
Annual Wage (2) $31,730 $39,700 $54,510 $78,370 $130,750


Industry profile for this occupation: Top

Industries with the highest published employment and wages for this occupation are provided. For a list of all industries with employment in this occupation, see the Create Customized Tables function.

Industries with the highest levels of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 210 0.01 $25.18 $52,370
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services 210 0.02 $46.68 $97,080
State Government (OES Designation) 100 0.00 $27.34 $56,870
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 100 0.00 $24.67 $51,320
Management of Companies and Enterprises 80 0.00 $34.59 $71,950

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services 210 0.02 $46.68 $97,080
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 210 0.01 $25.18 $52,370
State Government (OES Designation) 100 0.00 $27.34 $56,870
Junior Colleges 30 0.00 $31.06 $64,590
Management of Companies and Enterprises 80 0.00 $34.59 $71,950

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services 210 0.02 $46.68 $97,080
Scientific Research and Development Services (8) (8) $35.95 $74,770
Management of Companies and Enterprises 80 (7) $34.59 $71,950
Junior Colleges 30 (7) $31.06 $64,590
Insurance Carriers (8) (8) $30.13 $62,670


Geographic profile for this occupation: Top

States and areas with the highest published employment, location quotients, and wages for this occupation are provided. For a list of all areas with employment in this occupation, see the Create Customized Tables function.

States with the highest employment level in this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
California 450 0.03 3.16 $46.41 $96,530
New Jersey 110 0.03 2.87 $30.59 $63,630
Florida 70 0.01 0.89 $20.84 $43,360
New York 40 0.01 0.49 $26.34 $54,780
Minnesota 40 0.02 1.48 $32.65 $67,900




States with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
California 450 0.03 3.16 $46.41 $96,530
New Jersey 110 0.03 2.87 $30.59 $63,630
Minnesota 40 0.02 1.48 $32.65 $67,900
Virginia 40 0.01 0.99 $21.59 $44,910
Florida 70 0.01 0.89 $20.84 $43,360




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
California 450 0.03 3.16 $46.41 $96,530
Ohio 40 0.01 0.69 $42.63 $88,670
Minnesota 40 0.02 1.48 $32.65 $67,900
New Jersey 110 0.03 2.87 $30.59 $63,630
New York 40 0.01 0.49 $26.34 $54,780

Metropolitan areas with the highest employment level in this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA 70 0.08 7.61 $36.98 $76,920
San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, CA 60 0.05 4.45 $29.84 $62,060
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 40 0.02 1.98 $31.93 $66,400
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 30 0.02 1.78 $34.10 $70,930




Metropolitan areas with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA 70 0.08 7.61 $36.98 $76,920
San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, CA 60 0.05 4.45 $29.84 $62,060
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 40 0.02 1.98 $31.93 $66,400
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 30 0.02 1.78 $34.10 $70,930




Top paying metropolitan areas for this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA 70 0.08 7.61 $36.98 $76,920
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 30 0.02 1.78 $34.10 $70,930
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 40 0.02 1.98 $31.93 $66,400
San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, CA 60 0.05 4.45 $29.84 $62,060
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA (8) (8) (8) $29.54 $61,450


About May 2010 National, State, Metropolitan, and Nonmetropolitan Area Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

These estimates are calculated with data collected from employers in all industry sectors, all metropolitan and nonmetropolitan areas, and all states and the District of Columbia. The top employment and wage figures are provided above. The complete list is available in the downloadable XLS files.

The percentile wage estimate is the value of a wage below which a certain percent of workers fall. The median wage is the 50th percentile wage estimate--50 percent of workers earn less than the median and 50 percent of workers earn more than the median. More about percentile wages.


(1) Estimates for detailed occupations do not sum to the totals because the totals include occupations not shown separately. Estimates do not include self-employed workers.

(2) Annual wages have been calculated by multiplying the hourly mean wage by a "year-round, full-time" hours figure of 2,080 hours; for those occupations where there is not an hourly mean wage published, the annual wage has been directly calculated from the reported survey data.

(3) The relative standard error (RSE) is a measure of the reliability of a survey statistic. The smaller the relative standard error, the more precise the estimate.

(7) The value is less than .005 percent of industry employment.

(8) Estimate not released.

(9) The location quotient is the ratio of the area concentration of occupational employment to the national average concentration. A location quotient greater than one indicates the occupation has a higher share of employment than average, and a location quotient less than one indicates the occupation is less prevalent in the area than average.


Other OES estimates and related information:

May 2010 National Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2010 State Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2010 Metropolitan and Nonmetropolitan Area Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2010 National Industry-Specific Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

List of Occupations in SOC Code Number Order

List of Occupations in Alphabetical Order

Download May 2010 Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates in Zipped XLS files

Technical Notes

Last Modified Date: May 17, 2011

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