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Highest Paying Industries for Astronomers

The top 17 highest paying industries for astronomers (ranked by average annual salary) are listed in Table 1. The entry level salary (as measured by the salary of the lowest 10% paid earners) and the number of employment in those industries are also shown. As shown in the table, with an average annual salary of $141,660, federal government, including usps is the highest paying industry for astronomers. It is followed by federal executive branch (oes designation) industry (average annual salary $141,660). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in May 2015 [1]. For more information about salaries of astronomers in a specific industry, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 17 Highest Paying Industries for Astronomers

See also: Highest paying cities for astronomers.