What is Astronomy Career?

A general program that focuses on the planetary, galactic, and stellar phenomena occurring in outer space. Includes instruction in celestial mechanics, cosmology, stellar physics, galactic evolution, quasars, stellar distribution and motion, interstellar medium, atomic and molecular constituents of astronomical phenomena, planetary science, solar system evolution, and specific methodologies such as optical astronomy, radioastronomy, and theoretical astronomy
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Average Wage by Jobs after Astronomy Program

Next jobs are possible career after earning Astronomy certificate/degree. The average wage is based on the latest employment and wage data (May 2021) from Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).
The average annual wage of Natural Sciences Managers career is $156,110 and, for Astronomers, the average annual income is $139,410.
Astronomy Careers and its Average Wage (as of May 2022)
Job TitleHourly WageAnnual Wage
Natural Sciences Managers$75.05$156,110
Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, and Space Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary-$102,840

Vocational Programs in Astronomy Study Area

The following list shows sub-major areas of the Astronomy program so that you can narrow them down to the specific study areas you may desire.

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