Friday, January 16, 2009

Guess What? Math is the Best Job for 2009!

If you are avoiding taking math courses during your college studies, you might need to reconsider your decision. The top 3 best jobs for 2009 are directly related with your mathematical ability. If you look carefully the top 20 best jobs for 2009, more than half of the jobs in the list are closely related with mathematics. In the 21st century, employers are searching for individuals who have the ability to think critically and mathematics is one way to develop this ability. Therefore, do not close the doors of opportunity because of your fears, anxieties, or dislikes for doing mathematics. Go to to learn about the best and worst jobs for 2009.
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Best And Worst Jobs For 2009

If you're looking to start a new career in 2009, you may want to brush up on
your math skills.
Data for the study, taken from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and the
Census Bureau along with various trade studies, was compiled by Les Krantz,
author of "Jobs Rated Almanac."
He found that careers involving math fared the best based for working
environment, growth potential and pay.
The Best Jobs

  • Mathematician
  • Actuary
  • Statistician
  • Biologist
  • Software Engineer
  • Computer Systems Analyst
  • Historian
  • Sociologist
  • Industrial Designer
  • Accountant
  • Economist
  • Philosopher
  • Physicist
  • Parole Officer
  • Meteorologist
  • Medical Laboratory Technician
  • Paralegal Assistant
  • Computer Programmer
  • Motion Picture Editor
  • Astronomer
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MariaD said...

I have just added your fraction Voice Thread as an example of "math 2.0" activities. Thank you for creating it! Here is the link:

Social internet is increasingly important for professional life. It is alarming that mathematics is lagging behind other areas when social web sites are concerned.

denis alberty said...

i think it is really interesting to see that the top 20 jobs all were closely related to math. all of the 20 jobs were closely related and math played the main role in them. it helped me become aware that you need math and that it is not just a boring subject. math is an important subject and should be taken seriously because we use it in our everyday lives. math is not only needed to succeed in life but also to prosper and further acheive your goals

Denis Alberty

Anonymous said...

Devanshay Guyton

This article really opens my eyes to math. I knew that many jobs are closely related to math, but I didn’t know many of the best jobs were. It was interesting to see what the top 20 best jobs were, and most of them pay really well. I know my future career in the medical field deals with math because science has some basic math in it. Since I want to work in the medical field. And I have to take a few math classes as well as science before I graduate from college.