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Astronomer Salary
in Roswell, New Mexico

$122,352 (USD)

Average Salary

$59/hr

Average Hourly

$5,200

Average Bonus

Last updated: June 17, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Astronomer is $122,352 a year and $59 an hour in Roswell, New Mexico, United States. The average salary range for an Astronomer is between $84,640 and $152,353. 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 Roswell, New Mexico.

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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 Roswell, New Mexico, 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:
$141,839
5 Year Change:
16 %

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Skills

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About Roswell, New Mexico

Roswell Cost of Living Score:

Description: Roswell is a city and the seat of Chaves County in the U.S. state of New Mexico. As of the 2010 census it had a population of 48,411, making it the fifth-largest city in New Mexico. It is a center for irrigated farming, dairying, ranching, manufacturing, distribution, and petroleum production. It is also the home of New Mexico Military Institute (NMMI), founded in 1891. Bitter Lake National Wildlife Refuge is located a few miles northeast of the city on the Pecos River. Bottomless Lakes State Park is located 12 miles (19 km) east of Roswell on US 380. The Roswell UFO incident was named after the town, though the crash...

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