The average salary for an Astronaut is $98,633.
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What is the Pay by Experience Level for Astronauts?
An early career Astronaut with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $98,264 based on 5 salaries. A mid-career Astronaut with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $98,264 based on 7 salaries. An experienced Astronaut with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $150,000 based on 5 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $165,000.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Astronaut in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 92.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Boston, Massachusetts (87.6% more) and Houston, Texas (1.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Orlando, Florida (34.4% less).
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