105k
Avg US Salary
10.0%
Growth
4.0/5
Rating
2k
Employment
Ph.D. Doctorate
Education

Astronomer Job Outlook

There are currently an estimated 1,660 Astronomers in the United States. The Astronomer job market is expected to grow by 10% between 2012 and 2022. The majority of job opportunities exist in Maryland, California, and Hawaii, and as a percentage of the population Maryland and Hawaii have the most Astronomers representing 0.194 in 1000 and 0.154 in 1000 of the total job market respectively.

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Astronomer Jobs

Location
Title Company Location Info
Astronomer Confidential Salt Lake City, UT, USA Job Details
Support Astronomer Confidential Socorro, NM, USA Job Details
Astronomy Editor, Associate/Senior - Entertainment And Media Industry Opportunity Springer - Entertainment and Media Industry New York, NY, USA Job Details
Associate/Senior Editor (Astronomy) - Entertainment And Media Industry Opportunity Springer - Entertainment and Media Industry New York, NY, USA Job Details
Astronomy Tutoring/Teaching WyzAnt Tutoring TUCSON, AZ, USA Job Details
Tutor Or Teacher - Astronomy WyzAnt Tutoring TRABUCO CANYON, CA, USA Job Details
Teacher Of Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Astronomy Fortes Education Austin, TX, USA Job Details
Online Adjunct Faculty - General Education, Physical Science Liberty University Lynchburg, VA, USA Job Details
Planetarium Program Manager College of Southern Nevada HENDERSON, NV, USA Job Details
Physician - Neonatology Tucson Northwest Medical Center Tucson, AZ, USA Job Details
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Demand for Astronomers

The Astronomer industry is not particularly concentrated in any state.

Total Per Capita

Astronomer Jobs by State

How to Become an Astronomer

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  1. Take the Sokanu Career Test

    Would you make a good astronomer? Sokanu's free assessment reveals how compatible you are with a career across 5 dimensions!

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  2. Get the Education

    A doctorate degree is required to be an Astronomer.

  3. Get Hired

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