Astronomer Salary
in California, United States

How much does a Astronomer make in California, United States?
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$148,301 (USD)/yr

Average Base Salary

$71 (USD)/hr

Average Hourly Rate

$6,303 (USD)/yr

Average Bonus
The average astronomer salary in California, United States is $148,301 or an equivalent hourly rate of $71. This is 14% higher (+$17,646) than the average astronomer salary in the United States. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $6,303. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in California, United States.
Salary by Experience

$102,591 (USD)

Entry Level Salary

$184,665 (USD)

Senior Level Salary

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Estimated salary in 2023:
$171,922 (USD)
5 Year Change:
16 %
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