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Astronomy Professor Salary

How much does a Astronomy Professor make in the United States?
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Salary Data for Astronomy Professor

$138,620 (USD)/yr

$67 (USD)/hr

$5,808 (USD)/yr

$136,723 (USD)/yr

$66 (USD)/hr

$5,808 (USD)/yr

Job Description
Observe, research, and interpret astronomical phenomena to increase basic knowledge or apply such information to practical problems.
The average astronomy professor salary in United States is $138,620 or an equivalent hourly rate of $67. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $5,808. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in United States.
Compensation Data Based on Experience

$95,753 (USD)

$172,751 (USD)


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Salary Potential

$160,698 (USD)

16 %

Based on our compensation data, the estimated salary potential for Astronomy Professor will increase 16 % over 5 years.

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