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Careers

Job/Career Titles

  • Accountant
  • Actuary
  • Applied Mathematician*
  • Auditor
  • Computer Programmer
  • Computer Specialist
  • Cryptanalyst*
  • Cyberneticist
  • Economist*
  • Engineering Analyst
  • Financial Analyst
  • Insurance Sales
  • Investment Banking
  • Loan Officer
  • Logistics Management
  • Mathematical Technician
  • Mathematics Researcher*
  • Operations Researcher
  • Pricing Analyst
  • Product Analyst
  • Purchasing/Inventory Control
  • Quantitative Analyst
  • Risk Assessment
  • Statistician
  • Teacher/Professor*
  • Underwriter

*Advanced education preferred

Employers

General Industry

  • Banks & Investment Firms
  • Computer & Data Processing Services
  • Industrial Research & Development
  • Insurance Companies
  • K-12 Schools
  • Manufacturing
  • Security & Commodity Exchange
  • State & Federal Government
  • Universities & Colleges

Minnesota Employers

  • 3M
  • Boston Scientific
  • Emerson Process Management
  • Hartford
  • ITT Educational Services, Inc.
  • MN State Institutions
  • Northern Tier Energy
  • Nycor Search, Inc.
  • Polar Tank Trailer
  • Short Elliott Hendrickson Inc.
  • U.S. Bank
  • Wells Fargo
  • Xcel Energy

Salary and Outlook

Starting Salary Range:
$44,500-$59,000

*Subject to vary by career, company, location, and experience

Occupational Outlook Handbook

Skills and Traits

  • Analytical skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Communication skills
  • Computer skills
  • Critical thinking
  • Enjoy ideas
  • Independent
  • Investigative
  • Logical thinking
  • Persistence
  • Problem solving
  • Solution oriented
  • Strong math skills
  • Team player
  • Technical skills