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2023 Astronomy Salary

There are about 1,205 students enrolled in Astronomy in the USA.

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Starting college is an important investment for most. It's critical to lack doubt you justify that spend. It is our goal that the following career and earnings data help you make a well informed decision when picking your major.

The average Astronomy student makes a starting salary of $37,489 a year (close to national median 49th percentile). Later on in their vocations, they can bring in as much as $126,798 per annum down to $32,034, but average approximately $64,178. Just so you know, that's 66% over the United States' average.

The most common work title for an Astronomy graduate is Engineer, which normally make close to $59,000; next are Software Engineer and Analyst, which typically earn close to $65,000 and $54,000 respectively.

The highest earning region for Astronomy graduates is The Far West. CA has the highest earning Astronomy graduates of any state. The highest grossing conference for Astronomy graduates is Pacific-12 Conference.

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