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Astronomer Salary
in Sycamore, Illinois

$139,736 (USD)

Average Salary

$67/hr

Average Hourly

$5,939

Average Bonus

Last updated: June 19, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Astronomer is $139,736 a year and $67 an hour in Sycamore, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for an Astronomer is between $96,666 and $174,000. 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 Sycamore, Illinois.

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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 Sycamore, Illinois, 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:
$161,992
5 Year Change:
16 %

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Skills

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About Sycamore, Illinois

Sycamore Cost of Living Score:

Description: Sycamore is a city in DeKalb County, Illinois, United States. It has a commercial district based and centered on Illinois Route 64. The population was 17,519 at the 2010 census, up from 12,020 in 2000. Sycamore is the county seat of DeKalb County and was named after the sycamore tree....

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