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I'm about to finish my Bachelor's in Mathematics and Statistics and am currently applying to PhD programs in Applied Math/Scientific Computing. My research interests are in PDEs, Numerical Analysis, and Fluid Dynamics.

However, I am a little hesitant about proceeding because I'm worried about my competitiveness in the job market after obtaining my doctorate. I know how tough it is to get an academic position, so I'm afraid that I won't be able to find an industry job if I study Applied Math.

So what kind of industry positions do Applied Mathematics PhDs get after they graduate? I plan on focusing on computational problems in my field, so I hope that my computing knowledge will be useful. I also will have my Stats undergrad degree, but I don't know if that will be relevant in 5 years when I've completed grad school.