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The current College Salary Report ranks Florida Tech graduates' mid-career median salaries in first place among Florida universities. Other national universities with salaries for graduates similar to Florida Tech's include Columbia, Yale, Brown and Johns Hopkins.
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They include the first female four-star general, Ann E. Dunwoody, and dozens of other military officers; a National Teacher of the Year, Tracey Bailey; the director of a NASA center; five astronauts who have flown on the space shuttle; an Olympic medalist; and a major league pitcher among thousands of engineers, scientists, pilots, entrepreneurs, and more.
Biomathematics Careers Are In Demand
Biomathematics is an interdisciplinary career that integrates mathematics, biology and computer science. Florida Tech's Bachelor of Science degree in Biomathematics through the collaboration of the math and biology departments opens up a world of professional opportunity in biomathematics careers.
This degree best suits students who want to answer questions and meet challenges. It's for students that love data and can manipulate different types of information into one interdisciplinary solution.
The Occupational Outlook Handbook, published by the U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), provides information about specific jobs including median annual pay, working conditions and job outlook, among other things, about biomathematics careers and similar occupations.
Biomathematics careers with a focus in math include:
- Computer Programmer
- Computer Systems Analyst
- Database Administrator
- Financial Analyst
- Nuclear Engineer
- Operations Research Analyst
- Physicists and Astronomer
- Postsecondary Teacher
- Survey Researcher
Biomathematics careers for those with an interest in biology include:
- Agricultural and Food Scientist
- Biochemists and Biophysicist
- Biomedical Engineer
- Marine Biologist
- Natural Sciences Manager
- Molecular Biologist
Options Don't Stop There!
An undergraduate focus on computer science can lead to such biomathematics careers as:
- Artificial Intelligence
- Software Designers and Developer
- Computer Programmers and Database Administrator
- Computer and Information System Manager
- Information Security Analyst
- Web Developer
- Computer Network Architect
- Network/computer Systems Administrator
- Management Analyst
Entry-Level Salary Expectations
Entry-level salaries for careers in biology and mathematics are just as wide-ranging as the job opportunities. PayScale.com reports entry-level biological science occupations range from $39,000 to $55,000 depending on the education level, location and area of expertise. Mathematics occupations range from $48,500 to $85,800 respectively. PayScale.com is an online salary information company that helps people obtain accurate real-time information on job market compensation.
Many other occupations, such as biochemistry and biophysics, earn from $43,200 to $88,500, and climb to $129,000 with years of experience. Biomathematics careers in the healthcare field earn average entry-level salaries of $39,000 to $68,700 with diverse income potential depending on the employer and the type of work.
Graduate & Doctoral Programs
Many biomathematics careers demand graduate level education. You can be confident that your Florida Tech program degree will make you a highly qualified candidate for graduate or doctoral programs. In addition to pursuing a masters or doctoral degree program at Florida Tech, our students attend graduate school at such prestigious institutions as:
- Florida State University
- University of Miami
- University of Florida College of Pharmacy
- University of Louisiana College of Veterinary Medicine
- University of Florida
- University of South Florida
- Johns Hopkins University
- Harvard University
- Columbia University
- California Institute of Technology (Cal Tech)
- George Washington University
Biomathematics careers are challenging, wide-ranging and rewarding professionally, financially and personally. Choose Florida Tech to earn your biology degree for a biomathematics career.