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Astrophysicist Salary

An Astrophysicist earns an average salary of $90,000 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 10 years' experience.

$43,915 - $124,515
(Median)
$44K
$90K
$120K
MEDIAN: $90,000
10%
50%
90%

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Salary
$43,915 - $124,515  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,727  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$42,130 - $135,741  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 32

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Experience Affects Astrophysicist Salaries

National Average
$91,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 12%

Mid-Career
up arrow 18%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
6%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 81% dental benefits Dental: 48%
vision benefits Vision: 29% employee benefits None: 14%