Average Astronomer Salary

$89,364
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$47k
MEDIAN
$89k
90%
$139k

The average salary for an Astronomer is $89,364

Base Salary
$47k - $139k
Bonus
$200 - $10k
Profit Sharing
$46 - $99k
Total Pay
$46k - $147k
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What Do Astronomers Do?

Astronomer Tasks
  • Analyze celestial data and present results in a variety of formats.
  • Create visualizations and interfaces to enable usage of data.
  • Calibrate, maintain, focus, and use equipment and associated software.
  • Compile, update, maintain, and add metadata to data sets.
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Job Satisfaction for Astronomer

3.8 out of 5
(5)
Highly Satisfied
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Gender Breakdown

Male
81.8%
Female
18.2%
This data is based on 11 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

82%

Dental

64%

Vision

64%

None

18%