Math in Florida

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Schools Offering Math Programs in Florida


Approximately 0.1% of graduates in of Florida receive math degrees every year. That means an estimated 563 math professionals graduate from Florida's 28 math schools each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Florida that has a math program is University of Miami. University of Miami, which was ranked 20th in the country in 2010, is located in Miami. In 2010, University of Miami graduated 17 students from its math program. Students at University of Miami paid $37,836 per year in tuition fees.

University of Central Florida, which was ranked 20th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Florida that has a math program. It is located in Orlando. 49 students graduated with degree in math from University of Central Florida in 2010. University of Central Florida charged in-state students $5,021 in tuition fees per year.

University of South Florida-Main Campus, which was ranked 20th nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Florida that has a math program. It is located in Tampa. In 2010, University of South Florida-Main Campus graduated 63 students from its math programs. Students at University of South Florida-Main Campus paid $5,198 per year in tuition fees.

Cost

If you are hoping to attend one of Florida's math schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $17,035 per year, though tuition can range from $37,836 per year to $3,835 per year. In 2010, the math schools that charged the highest tuition rates in Florida were:

  1. University of Miami - located in Miami, students are charged $37,836 per year
  2. Rollins College - located in Winter Park, students are charged $37,640 per year
  3. Stetson University - located in De Land, students are charged $33,424 per year

The following Florida math schools had the lowest tuition rates:

  1. Florida Atlantic University - located in Boca Raton, students are charged $3,835 per year
  2. The University of West Florida - located in Pensacola, students are charged $4,154 per year
  3. Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University - located in Tallahassee, students are charged $4,635 per year

A math degree from a Florida school... what next?

Some of the most popular jobs math graduates in Florida pursue include computational scientist, statistician, and actuary. If you decide to work as a math professional in Florida, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 3,840 Florida math professional as of 2010. This number includes 2,520 mathematics professors, 80 computational scientists, and 710 statisticians. The largest populations of Florida math professional are working in the following counties:

  1. Hernando County - 510 math professionals
  2. Lake County - 470 math professionals
  3. Palm Beach County - 330 math professionals

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, the number of math professionals is expected to grow by 13% by 2018. There are projected to be 1,130 math professionals working in Florida then. Of these 1,130 math professionals, the government predicts that an unknown number will be mathematics professors, 90 will be computational scientists, and 510 will be statisticians.

Salary

On average, math professionals earn $74,398 per year. In 2010, however, some Florida math professional earned as little as less than $26,050 per year or as much as more than $159,110 per year. The counties in Florida with the highest average salary for math professionals are:

  1. Miami-Dade County - $126,340 per year
  2. Broward County - $78,570 per year
  3. Hernando County - $76,160 per year

The Florida counties with the lowest average salary for math professionals are:

  1. Gadsden County - $43,770 per year
  2. Volusia County - $53,750 per year
  3. Brevard County - $55,740 per year

The math professionals with highest average salaries in Florida were:

  1. Actuary - $93,010 per year
  2. Computational Scientist - $80,220 per year
  3. Mathematics Professor - $70,980 per year

On average, the lowest paid math professionals in Florida were:

  1. Mathematics Professor - $70,980 per year
  2. Statistician - $53,380 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in math in Florida and to compare salaries with various related fields such as accounting or physics, take a look at the graphs and charts below.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Bachelor's Degree in Math in Florida
  • Master's Degree in Math in Florida
  • Doctoral Degree in Math in Florida

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Mathematical Science Teachers, Postsecondary 2,520 $70,980 9.6%
2
Statisticians 710 $53,380 91.9%
3
Actuaries 530 $93,010 6.0%
4
Mathematicians 80 $80,220 -20.0%
 

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