What is the average salary for an Astronomer in United States?

Annual / Hourly

The average salary of an Astronomer is $110,440. Salaries start from $51,670 and go up to $170,230. Please note that the average salary for an Astronomer may vary depending on several factors, like level of education, amount of experience, industry, company size and location. Our source, the Bureau of Labor Statistics, produces some of the United States most sensitive and important economic information, which is based on their strongest commitment to accuracy, quality and integrity.

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Highest

The top 10% of Astronomers in United States earn:

$170,230
Senior

The top 25% of Astronomers in United States earn:

$153,870
Experienced

The middle 50% of Astronomers in United States earn:

$110,450
Junior

The bottom 25% of Astronomers in United States earn:

$68,030
Starting

The bottom 10% of Astronomers in United States earn:

$51,670

Historical salary

Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics