Astronomer Salary

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The average yearly salary for Astronomer is $66,300. If you are just beginning to work a new job as a Astronomer, you could expect a starting pay rate of $54,600 annually. As is true for most jobs and careers, you can expect your hourly pay rate or salary to increase as you gain experience and the longer you are employed with the same employer. You could potentially make an average income of around $78,000 after several years on the job with increased wages. When pursuing your career of choice, you should compare salaries of similar professions and factor in variables such as health benefits and potential for raises and promotions over time.

Yearly Astronomer Pay Statistics

Average Yearly Astronomer Salary

$53,040 - $79,560

Starting Yearly Astronomer Salary

$43,680 - $65,520

Top Yearly Astronomer Salary

$62,400 - $93,600

Monthly Astronomer Pay Statistics

Average Monthly Astronomer Salary

$4,420 - $6,630

Starting Monthly Astronomer Salary

$3,640 - $5,460

Top Monthly Astronomer Salary

$5,200 - $7,800

Hourly Astronomer Pay Statistics

Average Hourly Astronomer Salary

$24 - $36

Starting Hourly Astronomer Salary

$20 - $29

Top Hourly Astronomer Salary

$28 - $42

Astronomer Gender and Age Stats

Some professions tend to be geared toward various age groups of workers and certain genders more than others. The average Astronomer age in the United States is 38 years old. As it pertains to men vs women, 49% of Astronomer are male in the United States, and 51% of the Astronomer are female in the United States.

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