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Astronomers Salary Information in Hawaii

The average annual and hourly salaries for astronomers in the state of Hawaii are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of astronomers among Hawaii areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Astronomers in Hawaii

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$51,420
25th Percentile Wage
$72,280
50th Percentile Wage
$116,080
75th Percentile Wage
$171,570
90th Percentile Wage
$200,000

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for astronomers in Hawaii in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $200,000. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $116,080. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $51,420.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$24.72
25th Percentile Wage
$34.75
50th Percentile Wage
$55.81
75th Percentile Wage
$82.48
90th Percentile Wage
$96.15

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for astronomers in Hawaii in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $96.15. The median hourly salary is $55.81. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $24.72.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of astronomers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
2016116,0808.30%17.03%
2015106,4403.34%-
2014102,880-9.96%-
2013113,13014.87%-
201296,310--


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