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  • Mathematicians

Alternate Occupation Titles

  • Mathematician
  • Engineering Mathematician

O*NET-SOC Description

  • Conduct research in fundamental mathematics or in application of mathematical techniques to science, management, and other fields. Solve problems in various fields using mathematical methods.


  • Apply mathematical theories and techniques to the solution of practical problems in business, engineering, the sciences, or other fields.
  • Conduct research to extend mathematical knowledge in traditional areas, such as algebra, geometry, probability, and logic.
  • Develop mathematical or statistical models of phenomena to be used for analysis or for computational simulation.
  • Develop new principles and new relationships between existing mathematical principles to advance mathematical science.
  • Maintain knowledge in the field by reading professional journals, talking with other mathematicians, and attending professional conferences.

Detailed Work Activities

  • Apply mathematical principles or statistical approaches to solve problems in scientific or applied fields.
  • Develop scientific or mathematical models.