Some degrees can lead to surprising careers.

What job can you get with an astrophysics degree?

Most astrophysics graduates go on to become astronomers. . Here is a list of careers where the skills you learn in an astrophysics degree will be useful:

What is the job market for astrophysics degrees?

Compared to other degrees in the US, the job market for astrophysics graduates is average overall. This means that job opportunities have remained steady and that the market is consistent with other sectors across the country.

Here’s a breakdown of astrophysics graduate employment. Compared to the national average, the number of people who are underpaid (that is, who make less than $40,000 per year) is 13% more than other degrees on average.

Employment Status% of Astrophysics Grads
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