Astronomers Salary

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The average yearly salary for Astronomers is $57,800. If you are just beginning to work a new job as a Astronomers, you could expect a starting pay rate of $47,600 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 $68,000 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 Astronomers Pay Statistics

Average Yearly Astronomers Salary

$46,240 - $69,360

Starting Yearly Astronomers Salary

$38,080 - $57,120

Top Yearly Astronomers Salary

$54,400 - $81,600

Monthly Astronomers Pay Statistics

Average Monthly Astronomers Salary

$3,853 - $5,780

Starting Monthly Astronomers Salary

$3,173 - $4,760

Top Monthly Astronomers Salary

$4,533 - $6,800

Hourly Astronomers Pay Statistics

Average Hourly Astronomers Salary

$21 - $31

Starting Hourly Astronomers Salary

$17 - $26

Top Hourly Astronomers Salary

$24 - $36


Astronomers Gender and Age Stats


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

National Salary Data for Astronomers


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