10 amazing jobs you can get into by studying maths

Meg Timbrell
Meg Timbrell
Content & Social Media Manager
1 min read

Ten jobs you can do by studying Maths (and why Maths is actually really cool!)

"Maths is a truly universal language." - Bobby Seagull, This is Local London

Studying maths at school or university can unlock the door to a huge range of career options, from engineering to IT, and from teaching to finance (and many many more!)

Keep reading to find out about just some of the jobs that you can go into with a background in maths, or click here to discover 1000+ job roles on our site.

Astronomer

Astronomers use scientific techniques (including maths) to study the origin and make-up of the universe.

Salary: £15k - £60k

Hours: 39 - 41 per week

For the full job description, click here.

Data Analyst-Statistician

Data analyst-statisticians identify trends, create models, collect numerical information, and present their findings.

Salary: £23k - £70k

Hours: 37 - 39 per week

For the full job description, click here.

Computer Games Developer

Computer games developers make games for the internet, mobile phones, PCs and games consoles.

Salary: £19k - £70k

Hours: 30 - 40 per week

For the full job description, click here.

Quantity Surveyor

Quantity surveyors oversee construction projects, managing risks and controlling costs.

Salary: £18k - £80k

Hours: 37 - 40 per week

For the full job description, click here.

Online Tutor

Online tutors support students who are studying courses over the internet.

Salary: £15k - £25k

Hours: 18 - 39 per week

For the full job description, click here.

Actuary

Actuaries work with companies and government departments, to help them forecast long-term financial costs and investment risks.

Salary: £30k - £70k

Hours: 37 - 39 per week

For the full job description, click here.

Management Accountant

Management accountants look after a company's finances and find ways to improve profitability.

Salary: £25k - £100k

Hours: 37 - 39 per week

For the full job description, click here.

Secondary School Teacher

Secondary school teachers educate children aged from 11-16, or up to age 19 in schools with sixth forms.

Salary: £23k - £61k

Hours: 37 - 40 per week

For the full job description, click here.

Trader

Traders buy and sell financial products and commodities to make a profit.

Salary: £15k - £48k

Hours: 40 - 50 per week

For the full job description, click here.

Biomedical Scientist

Biomedical scientists screen patient samples, helping doctors and healthcare professionals to diagnose and treat disease.

Salary: £24k - £43k

Hours: 38 - 40 per week

For the full job description, click here.

Click here to browse our list of more than a thousand career profiles to find the perfect job for you.

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