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Astronomer Salary
in Colorado, United States

$132,811 (USD)

Average Salary

$64/hr

Average Hourly

$5,644

Average Bonus

Last updated: March 21, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Astronomer is $132,811 a year and $64 an hour in Colorado, United States. The average salary range for an Astronomer is between $91,875 and $165,376. On average, a Doctorate Degree is the highest level of education for an Astronomer. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Colorado, United States.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Researches, evaluates, and utilizes principles of physics and mathematics to interpret and learn about the fundamental nature of the universe, including the sun, moon, planets, stars, and galaxies.
  • Solves problems in navigation, space flight, and satellite communications, and develops instrumentation and techniques used to observe and collect astronomical data.
Astronomer Job Prevalence in Colorado, United States

Job family: Astronomers

Job family population: 2,020

Estimated population of Astronomer jobs: 1,857

Rate of error: 9.2%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$153,964
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Skills

Skills data not available for this job

Astronomer Job Listings for Colorado, United States

Scientific Programmer
Mar 20
Boulder, United States
AURA
The Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy, Inc. (AURA) operates several observatory centers (including the National Optical Astronomy Observatory, the National Solar Observatory (NSO ...
Scientific Programmer
Mar 20
Boulder, CO, USA
Aura Inc/National Solar Observatory
The Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy, Inc. (AURA) operates several observatory centers (including the National Optical Astronomy Observatory, the National Solar Observatory (NSO ...
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