Astronomers And Physicists

Typical Income for Astronomers And Physicists

Hourly Income

On average,astronomers and physicists make $58.00 per hour.

Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Astronomers and physicists $27.56 $38.98 $55.23 $73.65 $90.11
Life, physical, and social science occupations $16.03 $21.67 $30.45 $43.78 $59.27
Physical scientists $20.93 $27.19 $37.40 $52.14 $68.90
National Average $9.27 $11.60 $17.81 $28.92 $45.45

Annual Salaries

On average, astronomers and physicists make $120,650 per year.

Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Astronomers and physicists $57,310 $81,070 $114,870 $153,180 $187,430
Life, physical, and social science occupations $33,350 $45,060 $63,340 $91,060 $123,280
Physical scientists $43,520 $56,560 $77,790 $108,440 $143,300
National Average $19,290 $24,140 $37,040 $60,150 $94,540

This data is from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics