Mathematicians, statisticians and actuaries

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Mathematicians and statisticians research mathematical or statistical theories, and develop and apply mathematical or statistical techniques for solving problems in such fields as science, engineering, business and social science. Actuaries apply mathematics, statistics, probability and risk theory to assess potential financial impacts of future events. Mathematicians, statisticians and actuaries are employed by universities, governments, bank and trust companies, insurance companies, pension benefit consulting firms, professional associations, and science and engineering consulting firms.

Alternate Job Titles

  • Actuarial Analyst
  • Actuarial Assistant
  • Actuary
  • Analysis Supervisor - Statistics
  • Applied Mathematician
  • Applied Statistician
  • Associate Actuary
  • Biological And Agricultural Science Statistician
  • Biometrician
  • Biostatistician
  • Business And Economics Statistician
  • Casualty Actuary
  • Chemistry Statistician
  • Cipher Expert
  • Consulting Actuary
  • Consulting Pension Actuary
  • Cryptanalyst
  • Cryptoanalyst
  • Cryptographer
  • Demographer
  • Education Statistician
  • Environmental Epidemiologist
  • Epidemiologist (except Physician And Veterinarian)
  • Financial Statistician
  • Industrial Statistician
  • Insurance Actuary
  • Life Actuary
  • Mathematical Statistician
  • Mathematician
  • Medical Statistician
  • Operations Research Analyst
  • Operations Researcher
  • Opinion Polling Statistician
  • Physical Science And Engineering Statistician
  • Public Health Statistician
  • Research Mathematician
  • Sales Statistician
  • Senior Actuarial Analyst
  • Social Science Statistician
  • Statistical Analysis Supervisor
  • Statistical Analyst
  • Statistical Consultant
  • Statistical Methodologist
  • Statistician
  • Survey Statistician
  • Vital Statistician
  • Actuary
  • Biostatistician
  • Consulting Actuary
  • Demographer
  • Insurance Actuary
  • Mathematician
  • Statistical Analyst
  • Statistician

Median Income by Education

The following table details the median income for various education levels for mathematicians, statisticians and actuaries.

Education Level Median Income
No certificate, diploma or degree N/A
Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate N/A
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma N/A
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma N/A
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level N/A
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above N/A
Total: Highest certificate, diploma or degree N/A
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

Median Income by Sex

The following table details median income by sex for mathematicians, statisticians and actuaries.

Sex Median Income
Male $86,656
Female $86,864
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Regional Employment Participation by Age Group

This chart and accompanying table outlines regional employment participation by age group for mathematicians, statisticians and actuaries

Age Group Employed Individuals
15 to 24 years 10
25 to 34 years 20
35 to 44 years 15
45 to 54 years 0
55 to 64 years 10
65 to 74 years 0
75 years and over 0
Total 65
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Employment Type

This chart outlines regional employment participation by employment type for mathematicians, statisticians and actuaries. Hover over a pie section to see the associated employment type, or refer to the table below.

Employment Type Employed Individuals
Full Time 20
Part Time 40
Total 60
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Regional Employment Participation by Sex

This chart outlines regional employment participation by sex for mathematicians, statisticians and actuaries. Hover over a pie section to see the associated sex, or refer to the table below.

Sex Employed Individuals
Male 35
Female 30
Total 65
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Regional Employment Participation by Class of Worker

This chart outlines regional employment participation by class of worker for mathematicians, statisticians and actuaries. Hover over a pie section to see the associated class, or refer to the table below.

Class Employed Individuals
Employee 65
Self Employed 0
Total 65
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Labour Force Status

This chart outlines regional employment participation by labour force status for mathematicians, statisticians and actuaries. Hover over a pie section to see the associated labour status, or refer to the table below.

Labour Status Individuals
Employed 65
Unemployed 0
Total 65
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Education Level

This chart outlines regional employment participation by education level for mathematicians, statisticians and actuaries. Hover over a pie section to see the associated education level, or refer to the table below.

Education Level Individuals
No certificate, diploma or degree 0
Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate 0
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 0
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 0
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 0
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above 60
Total 65
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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