# The best job in the U.S.?

December 1, 2010 Leave a comment

According to the Wall Street Journal, the number one job in the United States is that of a mathematician. In fact, math related jobs hold the top 3 spots as the #2 job is an Actuary and the #3 job is a Statistician. Looking at the top 10 jobs, most require a large amount of mathematics:

1) mathematician

2) actuary

3) statistician

4) biologist

5) software engineer

6) computer systems analyst

10) accountant

Maybe all those math teachers are right when they tell their students how important it is to have a good mathematics education!

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