Astrophysicist Salary

An Astrophysicist earns an average salary of $87,621 per year.

$45,508 - $120,701
$46K
$80K
$120K
MEDIAN: $80,382
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$8.32 - $99.33
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MEDIAN: $40.00
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$0$132K
Salary $45,508 - $120,701
Bonus $153.19 - $10,766
Profit Sharing $48.18 - $20,608
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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$43,852 - $132,353
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 80
Hourly Data $0$99
Hourly Rate $8.32 - $99.33
Annual Data $0$132K
Bonus $153.19 - $10,766
Profit Sharing $48.18 - $20,608
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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$43,852 - $132,353
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 10

Job Description for Astrophysicist

Astrophysicists are scientists involved in researching and hypothesizing the nature of the universe. They do this by observing stars, planets, and astronomical phenomena in order to gain a better understanding of life outside of the Earth's solar system. They make these observations using telescopes, both on land and in space.

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Astrophysicist Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Astrophysicist

Pay by Experience for an Astrophysicist has a positive trend. An entry-level Astrophysicist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $80,000 based on 42 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Astrophysicist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $92,000 based on 20 salaries. An experienced Astrophysicist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $101,000 based on 14 salaries. An Astrophysicist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $106,000 based on 14 salaries.

Key Stats for Astrophysicist

Gender

Female
25 %
Male
75 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
22%

Experience Affects Astrophysicist Salaries

Late-Career
▲26%

Experienced
▲20%

Mid-Career
▲10%

National Average
$84,000

Entry-Level
▼4%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
25 %
Male
75 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 50%
vision benefits
Vision: 50%
no benefits
None: 23%