These statistics cover the career grouping mathematicians, statisticians and actuaries:
There were 8,791 workers employed in 2010. The median age of workers is 39 and the average retirement age is 61.
Workers are employed in the following industries: Professional, scientific and technical services (31%), Finance and insurance (25%), Public administration (24%), Health care and social assistance (5%), Educational services (5%).
The average hourly wage, one of the highest among all the occupations, increased more rapidly than the occupational average.
According to the Labour Force Survey (2009), women represented 52% of workers in this occupation, compared to the average of 48% for all occupations.