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# What jobs require you to use mathematics?

###### Wiki User

###### August 17, 2012 5:23PM

Any jobs that require a B.S.

All jobs/careers involve the use of numbers.

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###### Asked in Jobs, Job Training and Career Qualifications, Math and Arithmetic, Industries and Professions

### What are jobs that mainly use math?

Maths teacher
Actuary
Scientist
Mathematician
Economist
Engineer
carpenter
I would add: some jobs in business and finance; some jobs in
computing science and IT. A surprising number of college and
University courses require some mathematics; for example I know
Pharmacy does at some places.
P.S: I am a simple Carpenter & we use Simple Math every
day.

###### Asked in How To

### How to Use Your Mathematics Degree?

There are many careers out there that a mathematics degree can
help you obtain. Some may come to mind immediately, but there are
some more obscure jobs that require or prefer a background in
mathematics.
One of the most well-known fields of employment for those with a
mathematics degree is teaching. A Bachelor’s degree in mathematics,
along with teacher certification in most cases, is enough to teach
middle school or high-school mathematics. A Master’s degree in many
cases will allow you to teach at a community college, and a PhD
will allow you to teach mathematics at a four-year college.
Jobs in the field of actuarial science have been given very high
ratings in terms of job satisfaction, opportunities to advance, and
salary. These jobs deal with insurance and finance, and require a
major in mathematics, and you can advance by taking tests to move
up to a higher level. After taking the first test or two, you can
be hired, and most companies will pay you to study for advancement
exams.
Biology programs are trying to find mathematics majors with the
right quantitative skills to use math for building biological
systems. These models are useful for answering biological
questions, and biologists may not have the math skills that are
necessary to build an accurate one. For someone with an advanced
degree in mathematics and an interest in science, this is a field
to look into.
The National Security Agency division of the U.S. Government is
the leading single employer of mathematics majors in the country.
They hire people with all levels of degrees in mathematics. These
employees may work with difficult algorithms and cryptographs. The
government has many other divisions of employment that require a
background in mathematics, including defense, census bureau, social
security and internal revenue.
Applied mathematics is a growing field that has several branches
of employment. Many of these branches do not require an advanced
degree, although some do require a Master’s degree in a certain
field, after receiving a Bachelor’s degree in mathematics.
There are several fields to look into if you are pursuing a
mathematics degree, whether it is a Bachelor’s, Master’s, or
PhD.

###### Asked in High School

### Do I need a high school diploma to have a construction job in Florida?

No, a high school diploma is not necessary for some construction
jobs. They better paying jobs in construction do generally require
them, though, and the best paying construction jobs often require a
college education.
Most jobs now require you to either have a HS diploma or a GED.
Even a construction job requires basic knowledge of mathematics and
the ability to understand plan. Unless you've got experience you'll
probably need to get a GED.