# Mathematics Professor Demographics and Statistics In The US

**Research Summary.** Using a database of 30 million profiles, Zippia estimates demographics and statistics for mathematics professors in the United States. Our estimates are verified against BLS, Census, and current job openings data for accuracy. After extensive research and analysis, Zippia's data science team found that:

- There are over
**34,992**mathematics professors currently employed in the United States. - 29.4% of all mathematics professors are women, while
**70.6%**are**men**. - The average age of an employed mathematics professor is
**46**years old. - The most common ethnicity of mathematics professors is White (66.3%), followed by Asian (11.3%), Hispanic or Latino (10.1%) and Black or African American (7.1%).
- Mathematics professors are most in-demand in Irvine, CA.
- San Francisco, CA pays an annual average wage of $129,853, the highest in the US.
- In 2021, women earned 95% of what men earned.
- New York is the best state for mathematics professors to live.
- Mathematics professors are 94% more likely to work at education companies in comparison to private companies.

## Mathematics Professor Statistics By Gender

29.4% of mathematics professors are women and 70.6% of mathematics professors are men.

- Male, 70.6%
- Female, 29.4%

### Mathematics Professors By Gender

Gender | Percentages |
---|---|

Male | 70.6% |

Female | 29.4% |

### Gender Pay Gap For Mathematics Professor

Women Earn 95ยข For Every $1 Earned By Men

### Mathematics Professor Gender Over Time

This data shows how men and women predominate in the mathematics professor position over time.

### Mathematics Professor Gender By Year

Year | Male | Female |
---|---|---|

2010 | 71.12% | 28.88% |

2011 | 71.55% | 28.45% |

2012 | 71.29% | 28.71% |

2013 | 70.93% | 29.07% |

2014 | 69.99% | 30.01% |

2015 | 70.69% | 29.31% |

2016 | 70.41% | 29.59% |

2017 | 70.90% | 29.10% |

2018 | 70.42% | 29.58% |

2019 | 70.06% | 29.94% |

2020 | 69.51% | 30.49% |

2021 | 70.60% | 29.40% |

### Mathematics Professor Male to Female Ratio

We compared this job title with other job titles to see how gender percentages varied. As you can see, hvac/r instructor and assistant professor of air conditioning and refrigeration have the biggest difference in gender.

Job Title | Male | Female |
---|---|---|

Aesthetics Instructor | 8% | 92% |

Cosmetology Instructor | 9% | 91% |

Adjunct Nursing Faculty | 9% | 91% |

Mathematics Professor | 71% | 29% |

Diesel Technology Instructor | 97% | 3% |

Assistant Professor Of Air Conditioning And Refrigeration | 97% | 3% |

Hvac/R Instructor | 97% | 3% |

## Mathematics Professor Statistics By Race

The most common ethnicity among mathematics professors is White, which makes up 66.3% of all mathematics professors. Comparatively, there are 11.3% of the Asian ethnicity and 10.1% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity.

- White, 66.3%
- Asian, 11.3%
- Hispanic or Latino, 10.1%
- Black or African American, 7.1%
- Unknown, 4.9%
- American Indian and Alaska Native, 0.3%

### Mathematics Professor Race

Mathematics Professor Race | Percentages |
---|---|

White | 66.3% |

Asian | 11.3% |

Hispanic or Latino | 10.1% |

Black or African American | 7.1% |

Unknown | 4.9% |

American Indian and Alaska Native | 0.3% |

### Mathematics Professor Race And Ethnicity Over Time

Using the Census Bureau data, we found out how the percentage of each ethnic category trended between 2010-2019 among mathematics professors.

- White
- Asian
- Hispanic or Latino
- Black or African American

### Mathematics Professor Race By Year

Year | White | Black or African American | Asian | Hispanic or Latino |
---|---|---|---|---|

2010 | 72.76% | 7.22% | 9.22% | 8.22% |

2011 | 72.46% | 7.06% | 9.94% | 7.97% |

2012 | 72.05% | 7.36% | 9.81% | 8.22% |

2013 | 71.18% | 7.72% | 10.10% | 8.47% |

2014 | 71.28% | 7.34% | 9.77% | 8.85% |

2015 | 69.72% | 7.57% | 10.72% | 9.14% |

2016 | 70.22% | 7.49% | 10.44% | 9.04% |

2017 | 69.30% | 7.24% | 11.61% | 9.09% |

2018 | 71.08% | 6.98% | 9.93% | 9.28% |

2019 | 69.41% | 7.25% | 10.87% | 9.81% |

2020 | 67.49% | 6.95% | 10.51% | 9.96% |

2021 | 66.34% | 7.07% | 11.31% | 10.08% |

### Mathematics Professor Wage Gap By Race

Ethnicity | Salary |
---|---|

Unknown | $58,508 |

White | $58,603 |

Black or African American | $57,699 |

Asian | $60,709 |

Hispanic or Latino | $58,920 |

## Mathematics Professor JOBS

## Average Age of a Mathematics Professor

We determined the average age of mathematics professors based on ethnicity and gender.

### Mathematics Professor Age By Race

Race | Male Age | Female Age |
---|---|---|

Black or African American | 49 | 45 |

Unknown | 44.5 | 44 |

Asian | 41 | 41 |

Hispanic or Latino | 43 | 41 |

White | 48 | 46 |

American Indian and Alaska Native | 54 | 48 |

### Mathematics Professor Age Breakdown

This chart breaks down the ages of mathematics professor employees. Interestingly enough, the average age of mathematics professors is 40+ years old, which represents 67% of the population.

### Mathematics Professor Age

Mathematics Professor Years | Percentages |
---|---|

40+ years | 67% |

30-40 years | 21% |

20-30 years | 11% |

## Types of Mathematics Professor Degree Levels

The most common degree for mathematics professors is bachelor's degree 52% of mathematics professors earn that degree. A close second is master's degree with 32% and rounding it off is doctoral degree with 9%.

- Bachelors, 52%
- Masters, 32%
- Doctorate, 9%
- Associate, 4%
- Other Degrees, 3%

### Mathematics Professors By Education

Mathematics Professor Degree | Percentages |
---|---|

Bachelors | 52% |

Masters | 32% |

Doctorate | 9% |

Associate | 4% |

Other Degrees | 3% |

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### Mathematics Professor Wage Gap By Education

Education | Salary |
---|---|

Master's Degree | $60,496 |

Doctorate Degree | $76,989 |

## Mathematics Professor Employment Statistics

This section highlights information about where mathematics professors work. We found most mathematics professors work for a education company. In addition, the industry that employs the most mathematics professors is the education industry.

### Company Size

We created this chart to show you the average size of companies that typically hire mathematics professors.

### Mathematics Professor Jobs By Employer Size

Company Size | Percentages |
---|---|

< 50 employees | 2% |

50 - 100 employees | 16% |

100 - 500 employees | 23% |

500 - 1,000 employees | 21% |

1,000 - 10,000 employees | 32% |

> 10,000 employees | 6% |

### The Types Of Companies Mathematics Professor Work In

Employees with the mathematics professor job title have their preferences when it comes to working for a company. For instance, most mathematics professors prefer to work at education companies over private companies.

### Mathematics Professor Jobs By Sector

Company Type | Percentages |
---|---|

Education | 94% |

Public | 1% |

Private | 4% |

Government | 1% |

### Top Industries Hiring Mathematics Professors

Just based on the number of employees within each industry, we were able to determine the most common industries that employ mathematics professors. Those industries include education, professional and internet.

### Mathematics Professor Industry Statistics

Industry | Percentages |
---|---|

Education | 90% |

Professional | 2% |

Start-up | 1% |

Internet | 1% |

Health Care | 1% |

## Mathematics Professor Turnover And Employment Statistics

### Mathematics Professor Unemployment Rate Over Time

The Bureau of Labor Statistics came in clutch when it came down to figuring out how the unemployment rate has changed over time. Between 2008 and 2018, this is how the number of mathematics professors changed.

- Unemployment rate

### Mathematics Professor Unemployment Rate By Year

Year | Mathematics Professor Unemployment Rate |
---|---|

2010 | 3.13% |

2011 | 3.11% |

2012 | 3.14% |

2013 | 3.31% |

2014 | 2.86% |

2015 | 2.61% |

2016 | 2.42% |

2017 | 2.51% |

2018 | 2.40% |

2019 | 2.23% |

2020 | 2.58% |

2021 | 2.98% |

### The Average Number of Years That Mathematics Professor Stay in a Job

By looking over 406 mathematics professors resumes, we figured out that the average mathematics professor enjoys staying at their job for 11+ years for a percentage of 26%.

### Mathematics Professor Tenure

Number or Years | Percentages |
---|---|

Less than 1 year | 12% |

1-2 years | 24% |

3-4 years | 14% |

5-7 years | 14% |

8-10 years | 10% |

11+ years | 26% |

### Comparing The LGBT Ratio of Mathematics Professors with Other Job Titles

After finding the gender ratio, we wondered if the percentages of LGBT persons were different as well. Using the data below, you can see how other job titles compare to mathematics professors.

Job Title | LGBT | Job Openings |
---|---|---|

Graduate Instruction Assistant | 6.04% | 16,925 |

Instructional Technology Teacher | 9.52% | 115,524 |

Reference Librarian | 10.75% | 1,058 |

Early Childhood Special Educator | 11.12% | 62,487 |

Library Technician | 13.69% | 24,941 |

Mathematics Professor | 15.52% | - |

Education Coordinator | 16.25% | 33,367 |

### Mathematics Professor LGBT Demographics

Profession | Percentages of LGBT | Job Openings |
---|---|---|

Graduate Instruction Assistant | 6.04% | 16,925 |

Instructional Technology Teacher | 9.52% | 115,524 |

Reference Librarian | 10.75% | 1,058 |

Early Childhood Special Educator | 11.12% | 62,487 |

Library Technician | 13.69% | 24,941 |

Education Coordinator | 16.25% | 33,367 |

### Foreign Languages Spoken By Mathematics Professors

The most common foreign language among mathematics professors is Spanish at 55.2%. The second-most popular foreign language spoken is French at 10.3% and Russian is the third-most popular at 6.9%.

- Spanish, 55.2%
- French, 10.3%
- Russian, 6.9%
- Bulgarian, 3.4%
- Chinese, 3.4%
- Other, 20.8%

### Mathematics Professor Languages Spoken

Foreign Language | Percentages |
---|---|

Spanish | 55.2% |

French | 10.3% |

Russian | 6.9% |

Bulgarian | 3.4% |

Chinese | 3.4% |

Other | 20.8% |

## Mathematics Professor Jobs

## Recently Added Mathematics Professor Jobs

## Mathematics Professor Heatmaps

Where Do Mathematics Professors Earn The Most?

Mathematics professors earn the most in California, where the average mathematics professor salary is $122,653. The map here shows where mathematics professors earn the highest salaries in the U.S. The darker areas across the 50 states highlight the highest salaries.

Which State Has The Most Mathematics Professors?

By looking through more than 406 resumes, we found that the most popular places for mathematics professors are Orlando, FL and New York, NY.

### Number Of Mathematics Professor Jobs By State

Rank | State | Number of Jobs | Average Salary |
---|---|---|---|

1 | New York | 1,487 | $96,956 |

2 | Texas | 1,334 | $55,856 |

3 | California | 1,107 | $122,653 |

4 | Virginia | 923 | $65,248 |

5 | Pennsylvania | 735 | $71,816 |

6 | Colorado | 551 | $60,935 |

7 | New Jersey | 549 | $66,298 |

8 | Florida | 519 | $62,249 |

9 | North Carolina | 504 | $60,067 |

10 | Indiana | 455 | $64,259 |

11 | Illinois | 427 | $52,833 |

12 | Georgia | 405 | $51,253 |

13 | Ohio | 397 | $63,708 |

14 | Oregon | 377 | $84,152 |

15 | Maryland | 370 | $72,766 |

16 | Massachusetts | 367 | $74,680 |

17 | South Carolina | 359 | $60,592 |

18 | Kentucky | 355 | $56,111 |

19 | Michigan | 333 | $70,291 |

20 | Alabama | 241 | $59,811 |

21 | Wisconsin | 239 | $67,159 |

22 | Minnesota | 227 | $70,724 |

23 | Missouri | 224 | $54,025 |

24 | Washington | 221 | $78,456 |

25 | Tennessee | 221 | $52,358 |

26 | Iowa | 204 | $63,983 |

27 | Louisiana | 195 | $69,249 |

28 | District of Columbia | 179 | $62,467 |

29 | Utah | 157 | $59,431 |

30 | Mississippi | 146 | $63,474 |

31 | West Virginia | 143 | $78,221 |

32 | Arizona | 126 | $66,495 |

33 | Nebraska | 118 | $53,604 |

34 | Montana | 106 | $53,428 |

35 | Alaska | 90 | $68,843 |

36 | Connecticut | 80 | $74,401 |

37 | Kansas | 79 | $58,788 |

38 | New Mexico | 78 | $59,889 |

39 | Oklahoma | 72 | $54,102 |

40 | Rhode Island | 63 | $76,137 |

41 | Vermont | 58 | $72,346 |

42 | Arkansas | 58 | $56,529 |

43 | South Dakota | 57 | $58,529 |

44 | Maine | 52 | $67,549 |

45 | New Hampshire | 42 | $72,010 |

46 | Delaware | 32 | $74,133 |

47 | Nevada | 25 | $85,518 |

48 | Idaho | 24 | $62,152 |

49 | North Dakota | 19 | $67,873 |

50 | Wyoming | 18 | $49,372 |

51 | Hawaii | 10 | $72,934 |