Gone are the days where Math graduates were destined to low-pay teachers in the 1960s to 1990s.
Now Math career is the hottest high pay job in the 2 key engines of the “4th Industrial Revolution” , ie Mind Automation by Machine Learning (in Big Data) and its ‘Young Mother’ Artificial Intelligence.
The 3 top jobs (by order of pay) :
1. Data Scientist (US $120K) :
Skills : Math (Stats, Linear Algebra, Calculus, Probability, & potentially Algebraic Topology / Homological Algebra) + A. I.
Mathematician PhD preferred.
2. Data Architect / Engineer (US $100K)
Skill: Math + IT (especially in Big Data technologies).
3. Data Analyst / (US $65K)
Skills : IT + Business + some Math (Stats).