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Astronomers and Physicist Salary in Sector of Management of Companies and Enterprises

The salary statistics of astronomers and physicists in the industry sector of management of companies and enterprises are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare astronomers and physicist salaries in different industries within the management of companies and enterprises sector.

Average Annual Salary of Astronomers and Physicists

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$101,290
25th Percentile Wage
$128,330
50th Percentile Wage
$163,820
75th Percentile Wage
$195,930
90th Percentile Wage
$175,580

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for astronomers and physicists in the industry sector of management of companies and enterprises. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) astronomers and physicists is $175,580. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $163,820. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid astronomers and physicists is $101,290.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of astronomers and physicists in the industry sector of management of companies and enterprises from 2012 to 2017. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2017.

YearMedian Salary Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$163,820
21.22% 21.22%
2012
$129,050
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Compare Astronomers and Physicist Salary in Different Industries within the Management of Companies and Enterprises Sector

The average salaries of astronomers and physicists in two industries in the management of companies and enterprises sector are shown below. For detailed astronomers and physicist salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$163,820
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$163,820

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].




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