Astronomer earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Astronomer salary by state

State Name Average Salary
Arizona $91,620
California $117,700
Colorado $107,580
District of Columbia $126,060
Hawaii $107,950
Massachusetts $123,110
Maryland $127,030
New Mexico $73,130
Texas $103,370

How do astronomer salaries compare to similar careers?

Astronomers earn about the same as related careers in New Mexico. On average, they make less than environmental consultants but more than occupational health specialists.

Career Median Salary
Environmental consultant salary $73K
Geologist salary $78K
Statistician salary $78K
Biostatistician salary $78K
Geospatial information scientist salary $77K
Astronomer salary $73K
Geodesist salary $67K
Bioinformatics scientist salary $76K
Molecular biologist salary $76K
Occupational health specialist salary $72K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)