STEM covers the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics. As the world progresses in the 21st century, we find that there is an ever-rising need for more ingenuity and experimentation. STEM education has been highlighted in recent years as encouraging many skills, such as teamwork, resilience, problem solving, that are required for one’s career and in life in general. STEM skills are in demand in almost any career field. The importance of careers in STEM has also skyrocketed. STEM careers are among the most coveted and highest paying of all fields, especially for new college graduates eager for new opportunities.

The last branch of STEM, and perhaps the most analytical and brain-power-consuming is Mathematics. If you’re among the rare people on this Earth that actually enjoy maths, enough to want to pursue a career in this topic of interest, this blog is for you! Although I’m sorry for you, that you love numbers and actually solving mathematical equations, there’s actually many different jobs and careers to be had under Mathematics, and some of the most well-paid too. If you’re someone who likes numbers and working with numbers, here’s some available career opportunities for you!

  • Accountant: Accountants are trained individuals responsible for tracking and analyzing financial records. They’re given a wide range of finance-related tasks. Jobs for public accountants, management accountants, and government accountants are growing faster than average.
  • Financial Analyst: They advise individuals or businesses in decisions regarding expending money to attain profit by researching, gathering and organizing data and studying the stock market and other investments.
  • Cost Estimator: Cost estimators are responsible for gathering and assessing data to predict the time, costs, materials and labor required for a certain project.
  • Actuary: Actuaries apply their extensive knowledge of mathematics, statistics, economics and finances to analyze risk and opportunity for various business problems. They advise businesses on how to meet regulatory stands and balance capitals.  
  • Mathematician: Mathematicians study comprehensive mathematical principles to develop their own theories or apply their knowledge to solve everyday problems.
  • Statistician: Statisticians gather numerical data to solve practical problems, identify useful trends and answer specific questions in business, engineering, the sciences and other fields.

Hopefully, pursuing one of these career options will sate your thirst for solving equations and staring at numbers.

For more on Careers in STEM:

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If you want to read about Careers in Technology, click here.

If you want to read about Careers in Engineering, click here.