Astronomy Salary

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The average yearly salary for Astronomy is $46,750. If you are just beginning to work a new job as a Astronomy, you could expect a starting pay rate of $38,500 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 $55,000 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 Astronomy Pay Statistics

Average Yearly Astronomy Salary

$37,400 - $56,100

Starting Yearly Astronomy Salary

$30,800 - $46,200

Top Yearly Astronomy Salary

$44,000 - $66,000

Monthly Astronomy Pay Statistics

Average Monthly Astronomy Salary

$3,117 - $4,675

Starting Monthly Astronomy Salary

$2,567 - $3,850

Top Monthly Astronomy Salary

$3,667 - $5,500

Hourly Astronomy Pay Statistics

Average Hourly Astronomy Salary

$17 - $25

Starting Hourly Astronomy Salary

$14 - $21

Top Hourly Astronomy Salary

$20 - $29


Astronomy Gender and Age Stats


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

National Salary Data for Astronomy


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