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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 amongst 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$50,510
25th Percentile Wage
$64,220
50th Percentile Wage
$106,100
75th Percentile Wage
$176,240
90th Percentile Wage
$205,770

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 $205,770. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $106,100. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $50,510.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of astronomers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$106,100
-9.41% 9.23%
2016
$116,080
8.30% -
2015
$106,440
3.34% -
2014
$102,880
-9.96% -
2013
$113,130
14.87% -
2012
$96,310
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Astronomers in Hawaii Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of astronomers in some Hawaii cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of astronomers in state of Hawaii ranges from $78,010 to $150,770. The highest paying area for astronomers in Hawaii is Honolulu with a median annual salary of $150,770. The lowest paying area is Hawaii-Maui-Kauai nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $78,010.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Honolulu
$150,770
Hawaii-Maui-Kauai nonmetropolitan area
$78,010




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