The average salary for an astronomer in California is around $117,700 per year.
Astronomers earn an average yearly salary of $117,700.
Wages typically start from $54,990 and go up to $165,080.
51% above national average Updated in 2018
Astronomer earnings by seniority
Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.
Astronomer salary by state
|State Name||Average Salary|
|District of Columbia||$126,060|
How do astronomer salaries compare to similar careers?
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Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)