Astronomers And Physicists

How Much Do Astronomers And Physicists Make?

On average, astronomers and physicists make $58.00 per hour or $120,650 per year in the United States.

What Is the Typical Hourly Income for Astronomers And Physicists?

Hourly income for Astronomers and physicists in the United States compared with other, similar careers.
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

What Is the Typical Annual Salary for Astronomers And Physicists?

Annual salary for Astronomers and physicists in the United States compared with other, similar careers.
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