Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for an Astrophysicist is $93,189
What Do Astrophysicists Do?
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.
Aside from discerning celestial bodies, astrophysicists also pay attention to possible signals from extraterrestrial sources by gauging radio, infrared, and X-ray …Read more