There are the obvious career paths such as an actuary, math teacher, or business statistician, and then there are a host of less obvious fields like sales and marketing, medical research, and law. Here is a short article that describes why employers love math majors.
Our graduates get all sorts of jobs. All sorts of financial and insurance companies are interested in our majors. Some of these students work as actuaries, but many do not. Our students graduate with a liberal arts degree, and thus can work most anywhere that any CSB/SJU graduate would work, and our majors are exceptionally prepare for work involving data, computers, and critical thinking.
Companies and positions where our recent graduates have gotten jobs:
Ameriprise Financial, staff auditor
Asana, software engineer
AT&T, technology development program
Auto-Owners Insurance, associate underwriter
Best Buy, demand forecasting analyst
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas, actuarial assistant
CH Robinson, logistics representative
Epic Systems, technical services and quality assuarnace